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No brake lights blows fuse every time

Car blows fuse when rt turn signal is activated blows turn signal fus e and also when you press on brakes blows brake fuse.left turn signal works ok all marker lights work ok

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There is most likely a short in the wires have you put a tow package on it if so did you splice in to the lines check all wires and see if they are burnt any were most likely short

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