Abnormal Clicking Noise From Hazard/Turn Signal Flasher on Oldsmobile Alero

The turn signal switch may fail causing the hazard/turn signal flasher to continue to click even when the turn signal switch is off. Replacing the faulty turn signal switch will commonly correct this condition.

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Average mileage: 125,726 (20,000–293,400)
6 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004
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my blinkers work on and off have found that if i push the hazard light switch a few times it will trigger my car blinkers to come back on, still an issue.
2001 Oldsmobile Alero 135,000 mi,
Clicking noise most like the hazard signal randomly clicks for long and short periods of time for no apparent reason and is extremely annoying. Replaced the relay switch but still have the problem.
2000 Oldsmobile Alero 100,000 mi,
after turnsignal is turned off flasher keeps klicking
1999 Oldsmobile Alero 165,000 mi,
flasher clicking all the time when signals are not on,when you put them on it stops
2004 Oldsmobile Alero 65,000 mi,
Ticking continues on and off after turn signal turns off.
1999 Oldsmobile Alero 170,000 mi,
Signal Lights not working inside or outside. We changed the flasher and fuses still not working
1999 Oldsmobile Alero 107,000 mi,
Turn signal has a short in it. Sometimes the turn signals work and sometimes they dont. Shutting the car off and restarting fixes the problem sometimes. Emergenvy flashers do not operate when turn signal does not work.
turn signals will work but shot themselves out at times.
2003 Oldsmobile Alero 36,000 mi,
Just like my daughter's 03 Grand Am, my alero will sound as if turn signal is on when it is not. I am not sure whether it is the hazard switch or the turn signal/w.wiper unit that needs to be replaced as was the case with the Grand Am. Annoying. Too many of us have the problem for GM to look the other way as it is obviously a problem common to alot of vehicles.
Radon Clicking sound of flasher/turn lights when not engaged.... Me Too!!!!!!!! Did Try checking the fuses and found the fuse for the turn lights would when removed stoep the noise, that would leave the turn lights in operable. P.S. Also if pushing in slightly on the Hazed button not to engage it but lightly it too would stop the bzzzzzzrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. I Rather just play radio louder.!
2002 Oldsmobile Alero 122,000 mi,
My turn signals will not be on, but the clicking is incessant. My turn signals don't actually flash any lights when this happens, but it's really annoying.
2003 Oldsmobile Alero 75,000 mi,
Intermittent clicking of hazard light switch.
2000 Oldsmobile Alero 100,000 mi,
Turning signals buzzes, goes crazy, and now stopped working all together!
2001 Oldsmobile Alero 135,000 mi,
This car is a piece of junk.. I've replaced about everything u can think of replacing on it. Now I get this anti lock service eng and trac off .. I'm tired of wasting my money on GMs junk, throw away cars! My turn signal/hazard light switch started clicking constantly !!! So I replaced it myself, 20 bucks, but the new one didn't even fit!! So I ended up replacing the entire headlight wiper assembly on the steering column .. 99 bucks plus tax... Oh and all my clear coat on the hood and spoiler is coming off... I'm pretty sure GMs CEO deserves a bonus for outstanding craftsmanship on the most expensive worthless piece of shit ever made!! I want to drive this pile into a tree !! But I'm a Chevy guy.. Well was
I fixed it by replacing turn signal relay
2001 Oldsmobile Alero 60,203 mi,
Front blinkers both out now, but before they were completely out, turning on the hazard lights would sometimes get them to come back on. I think I need a new relay switch?
2004 Oldsmobile Alero 120,000 mi,
Constant ticking sound in turn signal switch area. Pushing in hazard button and holding it in stops the ticking. Mechanic replaced Turn signal switch and hazard light switch. Cost 650.00 Problem solved.
2003 Oldsmobile Alero 180,000 mi,
My left signal stays on fast when I turn right blinker on flashers go on
2003 Oldsmobile Alero 120,000 mi,
Clicking is continuous even after signal is turned off. Turn signals and flashers work just at a faster pace then usual. Very annoying sound