Fast Blink Right Turn Signal

lothian

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The right turn signal is suddenly fast-flashing relative to the left turn signal. All ride-side bulbs light; and neither the dash indicator nor the corner bulbs were changed. Presumably, just one relay device drives both sides so given the fact that the left turn signal operates fine, I assume that this part is OK. This phenomenon just started.

What's the deal? Is this a code/indication of some thing?
 

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That is generally an indication that a light bulb has burned out.

Try turning on the hazard lights, and comparing left and right sides, you'll probably find that a bulb has burned out somewhere.

Edit: This will also often happen when a bulb has been replaced with an LED alternative.

The flasher operates on a Resistance/Capacitance timer, increasing resistance on the circuit decreases the amount of time that a flash takes to cycle. In this way, it can warn you of a failed lamp. LED lamps use a lot less power, so they restrict current with a high resistance, which the flasher will treat the same way as a failed lamp.
 
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As SupraGuy already said, the bulb is either burnt out or close to it, I've seen other people on the road who have a fast blinker so it may not be burnt out yet
 

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it has happened to me before when the filament in the bulb was broken, but still connecting over the broken spot. that would cause a variance in the voltage through the bulb, thus triggering the hyper flash for a bulb outage.
 

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cars run separate left/right relays for exactly this reason, to let you know you have a bulb out.
 
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