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Blowing fuse when i turn my headlight on fuse blows

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Hi take the fuse out replace with a temparary test light turn your headlights on if there is a short the light will light up so what you need to do now is disconnect the headlights one at a time until test light goes out when testlight goes out you know this is the faulty headlight if the test light stays on disconnect lightswitch connecter see if testlight goes out if so replace switch if it stays on find headlight relay remove it see if test light stays on if it does then there is a short in the wiring which is very rare yates210456

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