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2005 jetta linterior lights fuse

I have a 2005 jetta that is having trouble with the interior lights. I have checked the fuse and changed it three times each time the lights works but then when i get out of the car and come back to it a few minutes latter the fuse is blow again.I live in colorado where it is now -10 degrees. I have not had this problem untill now. Could it be the weather or what else?

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Your best option is to locate someone who can scan your car. The model you have is capable of checking almost all of the electrical systems using vcds/vag-com. Check on they have local members who can help you fix this issue.

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