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Right read blinker/break light dont work, turn signal blinks rapidly

When I turn my right blinker on, the signal blinks very rapidly. The right rear blinker lightdoesn't work though, and I also noticed the right rear break light doesn't work. Could this be a bad light, a bad fuse, or is it the wiring? I am driving a 2005 ford explorer limited. The problem began after hauling a uhaul trailer.

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    tail lights dont work breaks and turn single ok cheak all wiring fuses

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    NO BLINKER ON THE BACK RIGHT SIDE

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    its a 2000 ford superduty 1ton diesel the blinker lights come on but don't blink what would cause this problem

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It's the bulb. There are two filliments in the bulb. One is for when you turn your lights on and the other is for breaking and blinker flashing. When the break filliment goes bad it causes the blinker to flash very rapidly. 100% the bulb. Change it and all will be good again. P.S. if it were a fuse none of the break lights or blinkers would work.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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    aranaadrian Aug 31, 2010

    Yeah, just replace the bulb. There is a shortage feature which activates when a bulb is bad and causes one side to speed up to compensate for the lack of "outage" of electricity evenly to both lights.

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