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Blinkers don't work sometimes:

A few times the gear stick won't come out of the parking position, and yes I had my foot on the brakes. Then when pressing the override button on the base of the stick, it comes out of the parking position, but then the blinkers don't work at all, unless i turn off the engine and restart it again.
Yesterday I saw a message on the dashboard display that says DISC, any idea what is trying to tell me?
It is a 1998 volvo v70 Cross Country with only 62K+ miles and in great shape.

Please advice,

Juan

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Messing with the shifter may have gave you the DSTC? message did it reset its for trac control/if you hit the 4 way flasher button but not 100% it causes the turn signals not to work,next time turn on and off the 4 way and see if it fixes the turns? / the gear shift has a update that should be done to the micro switch in the swifter or bypass it

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