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My Hazard Lights come on and can't turn off

Hazard Lights come on and wont turn off. I can be driving and they turn on and off all by themselves. I can press hazard button and lights sometime turns off and sometimes not....Can I disable? Where is the flasher or even better is there and Independent fuse for the Hazard Lights?

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I'd be thinking that the switch is defective.
The hazard lights are there for a reason so I would not disable them.
My suggestion?
Get the switch checked.

Posted on Dec 03, 2015

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Hi Todd:
I'd be thinking that the switch is defective.
The hazard lights are there for a reason so I would not disable them.
My suggestion?
Get the switch checked.

Posted on Aug 26, 2015

Testimonial: "Thank You Ted! Can I disconnect at the switch? If lights go and stay off that would assume the switch is bad?"

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  • Ted Maxwell Aug 26, 2015

    Hi Todd:
    Depending on your vehicle the switch may be isolated or, possibly integral with other functions. If it's isolated it may be attached by blade connectors or a plug. Disconnecting it should stop the function. If it does not, you have sppoky gremlins.

    Don't forget, your rear emergency flashers typically share the turn signal and brake light bulb/circuit.
    Disabling the flasher may lose the others as well.

  • Todd J
    Todd J Aug 26, 2015

    Thank You for all your help....

  • Ted Maxwell Aug 26, 2015

    That's part of the fun in doing this.
    Please let me knowthe final solution.
    Ted

  • Todd J
    Todd J Aug 26, 2015

    It looks like a pretty tricky job trying to get the damn switch...I miss the good old cars that we were actually able to work on...LOL

  • Ted Maxwell Aug 26, 2015

    You're playing 12 bar blues in E minor.
    Love it!

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    Todd J Aug 27, 2015

    Update....We have do have spooky gremlins...LOL! I pulled the switch and it was attached to a small circuit board (No wires). I disconnected the board and switch entirely and the hazards were still flashing. I put everything back together and lights were still flashing. I hit the button one last time and everything is off at least for now....So Confused!!!

  • Ted Maxwell Aug 27, 2015

    Right.
    Now, NEVER touch that switch again unless there is an emergency.
    Cheerfuls!

  • Todd J
    Todd J Aug 27, 2015

    I'm not convinced it doesn't come back on again. I think its a fluke and the switch is messing with me.

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