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I have a 2001 Buick Century and the blinkers are blinking real fast, now I know it usually means a light bulb is burned out. I checked all the bulbs and found a bulb in the rear that was burned out so I replaced it, but it was now a blinker light and the blinkers are still blinking fast. When I put the turn signals on both the rear blinkers blink but the front blinkers only come on but don't blink. I replace both the front blinker lights and still nothing changed, they only come on but don't blink. There are no lights, front or back that are burned out, all are working. Any idea what it could be?

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Check the switch

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SOURCE: change bulb right rear blinker 2000 buick lesabre

you have to open the trunk take the carpet off right next to the very back of car undo the 3-4 plastic wing nuts take light off of car change bulb ......reinstall reverse of taking off

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try changing the bulb first

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SOURCE: i have a 99 buick century my drivers front blinker

change bulb in front if indicator doesnt blink or blinks fast if new bulb check socket connectors may have corrosion or damaged wiring

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start by checking the front wiring harness for corrosion , best is to do a continuity test on all the wires, look for corrosion in connecting harness, time consuming but the only way

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for the signals check the flasher, put a new one in if you have the same problem then make sure grounds are good to those lamp sockets,the stalling i would start with the battery cable that goes to relay box under hood, common problem with those,the cable going to the box heat up melting the plastic around connection, making car stall and sometimes not starting depending on how bad it is. well start ther, good luck hope this helps.

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