Doing a parasitic drain test is quite simple, all you need is your multimeter (DMM).
Remember to place your DMM lead to 'A' and 'COM' , use flat screwdriver to close the latch on your bonnet, shut all doors and wait for about 30 min. for the vehicle to go fully into sleep.
If you see high current draw, let say 800 mA, start pulling all the fuses one by ...
I see a bulge in the tire sidewall.
Do not drive on a tire with a bulge!
The missing chunk is not an issue. The bulge is the issue.
So, put the spare on and drive to the nearest tire shop to get that broken tire replaced.
Don't start driving around with the spare; there's a maximum rated distance you can drive on the spare. Do observe the max speed as ...
After trying to solve this problem for months with my local mechanic, I had my dealer replace the Smart Junction Box, it’s been a week and my turn signals are back to normal. Total cost after tax was ~$600. After months of taking it to different mechanics and back and forth to the dealer it is so nice to have my car back to normal. Hope this helps someone!
Best I can tell, the part with the green line is a metal loop attached to your hood. The red line points to a "hook" that grabs that loop and holds the hood closed. If you can figure out how to get the hook to move you should be able to lift the hood.
Edit: Added the light blue. Perhaps making that part of the mechanism move in the direction of the arrow ...