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frown short circuit tail lights

hey i have a short circuit i think in my tail light/dash light circuit of my ford meteor everytime i turn the lights on the fuse blows .. what can i check before i take it to the auto electrian thanks

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Re: short circuit tail lights

Is it just when you get to parkers, or when lights are actually on?

Try checking all the bulbs first, maybe one is fused inside and creating the short, take them all out and see if the fuse blows, if it does suspect wiring, a bugger of a job to source, if the fuse holds up, start putting back one bulb at a time to see when it blows, and then think from there.

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