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1999 Buick Century. Right front turn signal not working . Right rear is ok. Replaced bulb. Light works, but will not flash. Tried replacing flasher, still will not work. Hazards work, but right light blinks every 15-20 seconds instead of steadily.

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Check for voltage going to the socket, then check grounds

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