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How to turn off "check left side marker" warning message

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I got the "check left side marker" dashboard warning message two weeks ago. It points to the fault left side marker light. I purchased an OEM bulb and replaced it. The left side marker is working fine now. But I still got the warning message "check left side marker" every time when I turn on the car. A yellow bulb keeps showing up on the dashboard. Does anyone know how to turn off the warning message? Thanks.

 

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Did you check the bulb socket for corrosion and dirt?

You get that message when the circuit resistance is too high -- it goes away when the problem is corrected.

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Thanks, Loren. I thoroughly cleaned the bulb socket today after reading your suggestion, but the warning message "check left side marker" i still there every time when I turned on the car. Any other advice?

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If your wiring and socket check out on resistance, I would also try another brand bulb; we have seen some do this for no apparent reason, and the warning disappeared when another bulb was installed.

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Thank you so much, Loren. Problem solved. It took a little while for the car to detect the cleaned components and remove the warning message. I took the car on a very short drive last night after cleaning the socket as you suggested. The message kept showing up. This morning the message disappeared when I started the car. So far so good. I appreciate your help.

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