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I have a 1998 Ford contour when I turn on all the lights and then press the brakes my left back light goes of an the turn signal flick real fast but I have change the bulbs

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Hi, check ground at the trunk, seems that you have a faulty or corroded ground

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SOURCE: Chevy Cavalier 2001 turn signal blinks fast

If new bulbs don't work, it is probably the harness that holds the bulb. I had to replace both on my car after fighting with the problem for over a year and not knowing.

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The blinker usually blinks fast when a turn signal light is burnt or not contacting. Check the signal bulbs to see if they are contacting or in good condition. If that is not it. Try replacing the blinker under the dash.

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SOURCE: 1998 ford taurus left turn signal blinking fast

Replace the bulb that stays on and doesn't blink, if that doesn't solve the problem, let me know.

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SOURCE: left rear turn signal light on my 1999 chev. s10 is not working

any increase in bink speed is direcly related to a bulb being burt out.

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SOURCE: Brake light, Turn signal not working rear right 06' Focus

I have a 2000 ford focus no brake lights. with the brake lights the transmission would not go into drive .replaced the brake light switch checked fuse replaced turn signal switch with no results then i moved onto the wiper switch and replaced it as much to my supp rise it fixed the problems

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