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After turning the turn signal on left or right turn, we hear and see the signal switch shut off but we continue to hear a intermittent clicking sound for short periods when continuing to drive after the turn has been completed. Can we fix this problem by replacing the the hazzard switch located above the radio ? The turn signal relay switch has been replaced last year.

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I had this exact same problem until one day my turn signals quit working completely. At first it would click rapidly, so I replaced all the lights just to be sure. Then the clicking sound would continue after I turn off the switch. So I replaced the hazard switch. Stopped the continued clicking for a bit but it was still rapid. So I just delt with it for a while until it started up again. Then one day, they just stopped working all together. Replaced hazard switch yet again, but with a different brand and now it works perfectly. No rapid clicking, and no continued clicking. The part is super easy to do. Took all of 5 minutes in the parking lot of Autozone.

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Yes, most likely the hazard switch is the culprit. It should have a built-in relay.

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