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Had to disconnect my battery, when reconected, my flashers come on while driving?

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This is a guess by the way, but I would think you have an old alarm system on the vehicle which has probably had the immobiliser part of it removed. When you disconnected the battery the alarm senses the voltage drop and then cuts in. If when you are driving the lights flash and then go normal for a while, then start flashing again for approx 30 seconds, I would start looking for an old alarm unit under the bonnet.
Only a theory, hope it is of help, Andy,

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