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Q: Turn signals dont work and neither do the turn indicators on the dash

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why don't my turn signals work and neither do the turn indicators on the dash
My car has an automatic transmission.

The most common cause of no turn signals is the multifunction switch not making connection and even melting the connector. Replace the multifunction switch and check the connector and replace it if it is melted.

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