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Problem with Fuse #9-tail lights&instrument panel illumination

My instrument panel, parking lights and tail lights quit working. So I installed a new fuse, but they still do not work. One time they came on for a short time, but went back off. It's like there is a bad connection on that particular fuse. The other fuses work fine.

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  • shotput Jan 27, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem with my instument panel lights and Tail lights.-(fuse # 9) from the owners manual although there is nothing wrong with the fuse.

    I suspect the headlight switch to be the culprit??

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There is an electrical short somewhere you have a power wire touching the car's body. Is there tail/brake lights in the trunk lid? if yes, check around the trunk hinge, the wiring sometimes follows the hinge back to the rest of the car and everytime you open the trunk, you are bending these wires unitl one of them snaps.

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