left turn signal is blinking really fast

Asked by Feb 23, 2016 at 12:21 PM about the 2008 Nissan Sentra S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

changed out the bulbs and had the wiring check to the left turn signal. mech said possibility the ground wire, looking for it

4 Answers

50,815

If a bulb is not working on a side, it won't light up, causing the fast flashing you are talking about. This tells you something is wrong on that side. Sound like the mechanic has you covered.

so, my question is, where is the grounding wire......

50,815

Its probably in the wiring harness, black wire. Where it gets grounded out I wouldn't know. It may be just a bad socket for the bulb. There are plugins back there to check for corrosion also.

Find the ground wire using a test light find a 12v + say w lights on and test for good ground if ground checks out socket is crap, if ground is absent jump it by splicing into it and ground it to the body

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • my left blinkers work fine when first turned on. If you add running lights or brake or headlights. they start to blink really fast.

    this is 2010 nissans sentra. cant seem to find the exact location of flasher module although I can hear it. I'm pretty well versed with electrical until it comes to the unknown. I assume it is a cu...

    2010 Nissan Sentra 2.0 S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Tach dead? 11 answers

    When I was driving home today, I looked down to see how fast i was going and I noticed that I was travelling at 65 mph but I was at 0 RPM. It really freaked me out because I thought I had stalled out ...

    2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • ANy problems with CVT transmission? 108 answers

    Hi I just bought a 2008 Sentra. I've had it for two weeks now. It recently started making some clanking noise while it is in drive. Has anybody heard or had this problem?

    2008 Nissan Sentra

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Cars rev limit comes on early 1 answer

    I have a 1994 model 1.6 carb sentra , I am experiencing this problem for a while now ,when I floor it the car revs up as normal but sometimes the Rev limit will kick in early and the Rev needle boun...

    1994 Nissan Sentra

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • brake light and left turn signal 2 answers

    My 1996 Nissan Hardbody brake light stays on and left turn signal flashes much too fast. Right turn flashes normally. If this is a switch or relay issue, please tell me exactly where they are located....

    1996 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Sentra

Looking for a Used Sentra in your area?

CarGurus has 52,958 nationwide Sentra listings starting at $1,799.

ZIP:

Search Nissan Sentra Questions

Nissan Sentra Experts

#1 L_R
L_R
Reputation 1,250
#2 Doran Harney
Doran Harney
Reputation 1,160
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 950
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
1,085 Great Deals out of 82,542 listings starting at $670
Used Toyota Corolla
871 Great Deals out of 74,381 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
669 Great Deals out of 77,405 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 81,598 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,101 Great Deals out of 96,247 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Versa
242 Great Deals out of 18,355 listings starting at $999
Used Nissan Maxima
345 Great Deals out of 25,216 listings starting at $1,400
Used Hyundai Elantra
567 Great Deals out of 55,004 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
699 Great Deals out of 58,603 listings starting at $995
Used Mazda MAZDA3
249 Great Deals out of 29,973 listings starting at $895
Used Nissan Rogue
562 Great Deals out of 75,582 listings starting at $3,495
Used Hyundai Sonata
603 Great Deals out of 51,099 listings starting at $1,300
Used Volkswagen Jetta
468 Great Deals out of 31,233 listings starting at $150
Used Kia Optima
517 Great Deals out of 31,009 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra S For Sale
11,949 listings starting at $8,520
2016 Nissan Sentra S For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 1,624 listings starting at $10,931
2015 Nissan Sentra S For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 1,144 listings starting at $7,999
2014 Nissan Sentra S For Sale
46 Great Deals out of 904 listings starting at $6,997
2013 Nissan Sentra S For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 475 listings starting at $5,999