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I have a 2005 Kia Amanti, only the left signal lights front

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I have a 2005 Kia Amanti, only the left signal lights front and back does not work and the green left turn light inside just blinks eratically fast with no pattern at all
JA: Nice car. The Kia Mechanic can help you with your '05 Amanti. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I just did se above
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing, other than chnaging the rear signal yellowish orange bulb about twice thinking the bulb was the issue
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 1 year ago.

Hi, if you turn the hazard switch on do both side turn signals flash normally?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the right side works fine, the left side is the problem, the signal lights on the left rear and front does not blink but the inside green arrow flashes fast you can barely see it, but flashes.
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 1 year ago.

Ok, so even if you turn the hazards on still only the right side works? I know the issue is with the left side but to narrow it down I have to ask some questions like this

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No both sides works when the hazzard is on
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 1 year ago.

Alright. After reviewing the wiring diagram, if both work normally with the hazard switch on that means that the bulbs and wiring are ok. It is also most likely safe to assume that the body control module is ok since the signal goes through that as well. Since you can see the left signal on the cluster dimly flashing and it is flashing erratically but the right side works I'm willing to bet you have a bad combination switch. The switch is probably not making good contact and thus causing it to flash erratically and make the light dim. The combination switch is the switch that you move to turn the turn signals on.

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