Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Turn signals buzz and blink too fast

asked by on

The turn signals are making a buzzing noise and blinking too fast. Sometimes they don't blink at all.

A: It sounds like you may have an issue with y...

It sounds like you may have an issue with your turn signal switch, or just simply a burnt out bulb. Some vehicles are designed to indicate to the driver in some way if they have a turn signal out. Some vehicles use a buzzing sound, a faster blinker, or both. If the blinker does not work at all sometimes, that may be an issue with the switch itself. My best recommendation would be to have your turn signal system - including the switch, wiring, and all bulbs - inspected by a professional to determine what is causing your issue. Once the issue has been diagnosed, have it repaired as soon as possible, as inoperative turn signals could be a potential safety issue.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Van shakes, makes knocking noise - 1993 GMC G2500

Hello. You will need to find out if your engine is misfiring due to an ignition part like plug wires, plugs, or distributor parts like a cap and rotor or the module. If all the tune-up maintenance is done to...

Q: Tools to replace a radiator and fan

Hey there. You will need mostly basic hand tools - a ratchet, sockets, wrenches, pliers, screw drivers. The only problem you might run into is bleeding the cooling system of air after performing the replacement. Since this radiator does not...

Q: Car turning over, not starting

Hi there. In order for a vehicle to start three things are necessary. Fuel, air, and spark. If one of these three are absent your vehicle will not start. A certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, can correctly diagnose...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.