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Blowing fuse!

Okay, so I just changed the fuse for the 7th time! It just keeps on blowing!!! It is the one for the interior/trunk/hood lamps and power mirrors (15A). Why is it doing that? It's quite annoying not being able to see when you get into the car at night or trying to see in the trunk. Anyone else ever have this problem?

I am now out of fuses. It usually takes a few days and it will just blow again after I put a new one in. This last time I put a 20A in there because I ran out of 15's and it still blew. I don't think that was the smartest thing to do though....

There is one light bulb blown out (Over head w/ sunroof), could that cause this to happen? I doubt it but I just can't think of anything else. There is probably a short in the circuit somewhere... but I hope not!

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-09-2002, 12:30 PM
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I think you'll find a short. Since they are in parallel, a blown bulb would decrease the resistence of the circuit, but since there are motors and alot of other bulbs, it would not create a large disturbance.

Id start with the area around your blown bulb.




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i had the same problem with mine, turned out it was teh power mirror switch. hope this helps.

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