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Tail light problems

A while back my tail lights stopped working, just the tail lights. The turn signals, brake lights, and reverse lights all work, but when you turn on the headlights, the tail lights wouldn't come on. I found that if I changed the fuse it would work, for a while then stop again. Now it has stopped working altogether. Changing the fuse no longer works. Any ideas?

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    my car honda accord ,brake light stop working ,buh the running lights ,and the signal lights work ,wen i step on the padel it dont work

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Probably because it blows immediately because the short is now a dead short. The hot wire is completely against the ground not just rubbing. Has the car been hit in the back at any time? Look underneath and see if any wires are hanging down.around the tail light area. Your looking for a wire that is rubbing against metal . Could be inside the trunk behind the covers .
God Bless Greg

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