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95 318is....i checked the DIY and it was to take the bulb out and put a piece of electrical tape over one of the bumps which disengages the lights, but goes on when u put ur turn singal on.i did this and the best i could get was the light to be off but it wouldnt go on when i put my signal on. now i took the tape off cuz i couldnt figure it out, and now my sidemarkers and my tailights blink really fast while my corners just stay iluminated. what happend?!?! sum1 please help me!

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try the other bump

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yeh i tried both and neither worked. now i dont hav anything on them and now my right tailights and sidemarkers blink really fast while the front corner is jsut illuminated

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try a diffrent bulb or be sure its in right and making good contact with what is there. fast blinking usualy means a blub is out or not working properly.

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just turn your signals on and rotate the bulb you were working with earlier around a little bit, should be able to get it back to normal blinking speed just by rotating the connection a little bit.

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i moved the bulb i tried the delete on to teh otehr side and it does the same thing on that side. but whatever side the bulb i didnt try the delete on makes everythign work fine. i want to try it on the normal bulb but im afraid ill mess that one up as well.

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ok so i tried the other bulb and i got that one to work!!! so one side is fine, blinks at the normal rate..but the other side doesnt work and blinks very fast. guess i gotta get a new bulb?

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yeah, might have messed up the bulb doing that mod...

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do it now.

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someone has been drinkin again.

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but yeh im just gonna get a new bulb tomorow for the messed up one n hopefully that works. thanx anyways el pres

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That is unacceptable soldier. If that had been a bomb, we'd be dead. Next time, CUT THE BLOODY WIRE!

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