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Flasher Feature Request

Would be nice if we could change the amount of times the flasher activates when nudged. Right now it is 3 flashes which IMHO is a little too short. A few cars I had in the past had this as an adjustable feature with either 3, 4 or 5 as a selection. Heck in a Tesla the scroll wheel could adjust this to any figure one would want. 5 was my preference which covered 95% of all situations in my case.
 
I look at it this way. I turn on the flasher to advise car in back of me most of the time. I do not use it and scoot over immediately as I figure they guy behind need time to react to my intentions. Sometimes I have put on the flasher however it is off before I made the lane change. In traffic I hesitate to even use a flasher as many times this just signals the car behind to speed up and close the gap so you can't get in. Fortunately it is not law to use a flasher where I live.
 
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Would be nice if we could change the amount of times the flasher activates when nudged. Right now it is 3 flashes which IMHO is a little too short. A few cars I had in the past had this as an adjustable feature with either 3, 4 or 5 as a selection. Heck in a Tesla the scroll wheel could adjust this to any figure one would want. 5 was my preference which covered 95% of all situations in my case.
My last Saab had five flashes. Surprised me how much I liked a little thing like that.
 
I would support this. Sometimes I signal well ahead of moving over, and may even get a lane departure warning when I start to cross the dotted line. I alternate between momentary and full flasher selection but sometimes forget to cancel when I use the continuous signal - especially if the music is loud. For my driving style, I'd prefer 4 or 5 flashes.
 

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