Flasher Relay Failure Can Cause Erratic Turn Signal Operation on Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

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Average mileage: 72,000 (32,000–100,000)
8 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
13 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
I had this problem too, but fixed it by spraying contact cleaner into the blinker stalk pivot area in the steering wheel column.
erratic turn signal flashing.
Flasher relay is erratic when right signal turn is performed.
need to replace flasher...where did those clever germans put it???
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