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I have a 1999 buick century the driver side front turn signal will quit working then i will take the bulb out and put it back in it will start working again what could be causing that

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Check for a bad or loose earth point for the bulb. Remove any rust and dirt in the socket and check and earth wires

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SOURCE: 1999 Buick Century. Right front

check for voltage going to the socket, then check grounds

Posted on Nov 04, 2010

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SOURCE: front driver turn signal quit. changed bulb,

Check for head light (daytime)relay to be bad,this might have to do with the turn signals also,if the turn signals on this car,also have running lights in them,If this relay is not bad,replace the body control module.

Posted on Nov 07, 2009

SOURCE: front Left turn signal lamp doesnt work

check wire contacts in socket. If they are melted change the socket
It can be removed easily just unplug the wires.
I have replaced both front sockets on my 1999 Buick Century.
Hope this helps.
Ron

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

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SOURCE: 02 Buick Century turn signal problem

try 2 new bulbs

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Have a 2002 buick century,

Hi, for the headlamps, I suspect the high/low switch, because the fuse and relay run both the high and low beams. Replacing the high/low switch requires removal of the airbag and steering wheel, etc.

For the dash lights, I would suspect the dimmer on the headlight switch. This is the same part as above.

For the left signal--which bulb are we talking about? front or rear or dash? Is it possibly getting wet?

For the window--are we talking about a power window not working? Does it go one direction or not at all? If not at all, you probably need a new motor. The door panel will have to come off to replace the motor.

Not sure how much of this work you want to do yourself, but I can provide procedures if you want to try. Please let me know if you have questions, and thanks for using FixYa.




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check wire contacts in socket. If they are melted change the socket
It can be removed easily just unplug the wires.
I have replaced both front sockets on my 1999 Buick Century.
Hope this helps.
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