Q: I have a 2009 chevy aveo. The signal and hazard lights just stopped working.

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No blown fuses and checked the housing of the switch. And everything's good the signal lights just stopped working. Everything's else works but the signal and hazards.

My car has 13000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Generally this is something caused by the flasher relay going bad. This is a small relay that allows the lights to flash based upon current flow and a resistor inside that causes them to flash. When this is faulty, this will cause them to flash very slow, very fast, stay solid or they may be working erratically with the hazard lights. You may have a corrosion issue in one of the sockets or potentially a shorted out turn signal switch assembly, which is known to cause this to happen on many cars. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to diagnose and inspect your vehicle.

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