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My flashers just came on automatically when the car was off and no one was near it. Then I could not turn them off I had to pull out the fuse. If you have any idea, Please let me know

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Either the switch,the relay you pulled or the circuit itself is shorted. To test the switch. Remove it from its connectors and see if the flashers come on. If so its the culprit.

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