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When i lock or unlock my car the drivers side indicator stays contantly on

When i lock the car using the fob the drives side indicators stays on and have to keep on locking and unlocking until it goes off

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There is a Volvo service bulletin on this as a problem. You should have your dealer fix this under the conditions of the Technical Service Bulletin that they they have for this. The service may be free.

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