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Old 11-15-2009, 07:50 AM
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hey everybody, lately when i turn on my left blinker it starts blinking twice as fast as normal, it is only my left blinker the right one works normal. I was wondering what is making my left blinker do this? also the left fog lamp comes on when it blinks twice as fast too
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Old 11-15-2009, 12:46 PM
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that usually indicates there is something amiss with your left blinker. (duh, right?). turn the ignition on, turn on the left turn signal, set your parking brake, put the transmission in park or neutral, and:

1) check the left signal indicator on the dash. is it blinking?
2) check your front drivers side turn signal. is it blinking?
3) check your rear drivers side turn signal. is it blinking?
-- if you haven't located the problem yet --
4) check the trailer wiring hookup. is it shorted? wires frayed? etc?

now, having been through the "stock" reasons why this might happen, let me ask another question.

when is the last time the left blinker worked correctly? did you do something between then and now that might possibly have something to do with the left blinker? ...like the blinker mod? if so, are you sure you did it correctly?
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Old 11-15-2009, 01:04 PM
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the left fog lamp comes on when it blinks twice as fast too
The ground for both the LH fog and the LH front turn signal is bolted to the driver side inner fender apron about halfway back. Check it for corrosion or a broken wire at the eye connector.
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Old 11-15-2009, 03:33 PM
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thanks turbo its fixed , i went out to check out all the lights and found the drivers side tail light was out, went to autozone got a new one and replaced it now the left blinker is back to normal. I also checked the ground and it was fine
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Old 11-15-2009, 06:50 PM
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de nada. glad i was able to help.
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Door-dinger silencer button
Seamless retractable roof and passenger-side ejection seat with steering wheel mounted controls and safety interlock
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