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Turn signals do not blink all the time. sometimes they work. Turn signals don't work right. Sometimes blink a few times or not at all.

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  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    I'm having the same problem with mine.

    (both sides don't work)

  • Anonymous Jun 26, 2008

    I have same problem. Sometimes the audible note sticks and buzzes. Sometimes the blinker will just stay on. Sometimes it will work if i barely move the turn signal switch. I believe the issue is the toggle mechanism inside of the steering column. I am going to replace the whole switch assembly.

  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2008

    I noticed just this evening that the turn signals are also not working, not making the 'clicking' noise nor blinking other than once, in order to get around this I have started to madly toggle the bar back and forth to try to make others notice my signals. To double-check I also tried the hazard lights, which also will not function properly. I looked in the fuse panel, but everything looks good there.

  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    My car has been doing this for about 3 weeks, it will blink 1-10 times on either side and then just shut off. sometimes i will pull the stick and it'll click once with no light, someone told me to replace the flasher but we couldn't find where it went, and i know the 2001 VW jetta had a recall on it's hazard lights which is i guess where the flasher is connected, i'm thinking that replacing the hazard light switch will fix it

  • ashmom Aug 17, 2008

    same issure, turn signals blink one or two time then stop on both sides. Bulbs are fine.

  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    My 2002 Beetle just started doing the same thing, blinks once or twice on either side and quits. Argh.

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    brian c May 11, 2010

    Both sides, or only one side?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Ford f-150: I turn on signal, it blinks anywhere from once to about 5 times and stops, or won't blink at all



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I just got a 2001 beetle and i had the same problem I changed out the emergency flasher which also is the turn signal relay and it fixed i got the part online and it costed $29.00 plus shipping i did it myself the switch just slides out it was a little hard getting it to plug back in but I got it in about 5 min of messing with it

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The hazard warning switch has the relay built in if this fails the indicators won"t flash or won"t work this happened on the wifes 01 beetle.

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