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02 Buick Century turn signal problem

Right rear turn signal doesnt work and the front does...Bulbs are both good. Rapid flash when signal turned on. Left side works just fine. Fuses are good also.

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  • Dennis Yachimec May 11, 2010

    Could be a bad connection in the signal light switch on the steering column.

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Try 2 new bulbs

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