temp blinkers for truck

I have a truck with a Tommy Gate and the rear blinkers/tail lights are not working.  They are blinking fast.  Front works.  I am going to sell this vehicle and I need to drive it serveral hundred miles and I don't want to replace the lights because I either have to work on it forever or I have to remove the tommy gate to get at the lights.  Is there a CHEAP temp option for blinkers that I could get?  WIreless or battery powered?    This is a 1998 Chevy 1500.
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
Turn signals blinking quickly usually indicates that the bulbs are burned out.  The blinker blinks quickly because there is no load.  More likely in this case, since both rear signals are not working, the wiring harness to the rear has been severed.  Crawl underneath and see if you can locate where the wiring was cut, then splice it back together with fast-on nuts.
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mkramer777Author Commented:
what are fast on nuts?  I know very little automotive
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
They look like clamps with jaws inside that go through the insulation and "bite" into the wire.  Any automotive store will be able to help you get them.  But make sure you find the break in the wire to verify that is what is going on.

Other than that, take it to a mechanic and you will have to pay them to fix it.
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