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Q: Lights on left side of car not working

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The lights on the left side of my car aren't working.

If the lights on the left side of your car are not working, then there may be one of several electrical problems. Perhaps a bulb has burned out, or a relay has malfunctioned. As this problem is probably electrical in nature, I would recommend having a professional technician look over the vehicle in order to diagnose the cause of your electrical issues.

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