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1996 Saturn SL1 Instument and Brake Lights out

Smelled burning wires and tailights and instrument panel went out. Looked at fuse 10 (Park) and a 25amp fuse was there when it should have been a 15amp. Need to trace wires and locate the burned area to fix. Need wiring info or some areas a burn area might likely may be located. Thanks

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  • HDRandy Jan 12, 2009

    same problem with tailights and dashlights out. Smelled burning wires and had mechanic fix it and all worked but only lasted one day and fuse blew again.

    Randy Milwaukee, WI

  • rewiringit Jan 29, 2009

    yes this seems to be a factory defect in this car i have the same problem but had a good fire almost lost the car found a parts car and the harness had badly scorched wires 3-4 of them and i traced them to the light switch i think their using to light of wire on the light system im going to attempt to redo the wiring to the light system in the harnes with a heavier guage wire

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I just fixed this problem the wires burnt up under the dash by steering column .repaired wires wich wasn't easy.then replaced turn mutifunction switch .the steering wheel has to come off

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