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Q: How do you use the hazard flashers?

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How do you use the hazard flashers?

Your hazard flashers are important safeguards. Turning them on alerts other drivers to a potential emergency or the fact that you’re pulled off on the side of the road at night. Using your flashers is easy. Just follow these steps:

  1. Find the flasher button on your dash. It’s marked with a red triangle.

  2. Push the switch.

  3. All four flashers will now turn on.

Tips

  • Your turn signals do not work while your hazard lights are on (the hazard function flashes all four turn signals), so it’s not recommended to use these while driving.

  • The hazard lights work even with the ignition switch set to off.

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