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My left turn signal started malfunctioning the other day, here are the symptoms.

  1. left turn signal (on dashboard) clicks at roughly twice the rate as the right turn signal.
  2. rear turning light flashes quickly.
  3. front turning light does not flash.

I tried replacing the fuse but that did not work. Should I replace the light?

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The way most indicators are set up is that the load on them affects the flash rate (this used to be down to current flowing through a bimetal strip and heating it which then broke the flow of current until the strip cooled, but despite modern indicator circuits often being much more electronic, the same setup is used to make it obvious to the driver what the problem is)

As @NickC says, it's the bulb that needs replacing.

The majority of indicator problems are down to the bulb - it is a consumable - so just replace it.

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The front light bulb has failed. Simple fix!

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