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My front left turn signal will not operate and I have replaced the bulb. All other light bulbs are working on the vehicle. The right side turn signal works fine.What do I need to check or replace?

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  • wolfways1 Jul 05, 2009

    Thank you for your reply,I appreciate the help you gave me. However,I found what the problem was. One of the metal contacts on the socket was bent which prevented it from making contact. I straightened it back out and this fixed the problem.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    When put left signal on the right side flashes also and what you have to take off tho get to the flasher relay

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That is a wiring problem or corrosion in the socket. make sure the socket is clean. then test with a multi-meter while the left blinker is on, if you have voltage then it is the light, if no voltage is present, you will have to trace it back to fuse box, turn signal assembly.

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