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Left hand turn signal light is stuck on even with the flasher unplugged what could be causing this?

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First be sure you have the turn signal flasher out and not the hazzard flasher. If bulbs are on steady try un plugging the turn signal switch. sounds as if turn signal switch went bad.

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