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Tail lamp fuse blowing on 2006 pontiac solstice

I have replaced the fuse, but it blew again. This 15a fuse also powers the dash lights. Any suggestions on finding my problem?

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SOURCE: No parking lights, fuse keeps blowing.

There is a ground not connected or a wire open that is causing it to blow

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 Pontiac Montana rear brake lights and signal

check the ground in the fuse link also take out the rear tail light lens and make sure you don't have a broken or damage wire on the socket itself

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: my brake lights work but the tail lights and

did you install an aftermarket radio? if so did u hook the connector with the orange and brown wires to it? mine someone grounded it and it toasted the brown wire and blew out the fuse. i would check that wire. that one brown wire controls all ur outer and dash lights.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you replace the tail light bulbs on a 2006

Tail Lamp: Service and Repair
TAIL LAMP REPLACEMENT
REMOVAL PROCEDURE
1. Open the rear compartment lid.
2. Remove the rear compartment trim panel (4).
3. Disconnect the tail lamp electrical connectors.
4. Remove the following components from the vehicle:
- The 3 nuts (3)
- The tail lamp (7)
5. Remove the following from the tail lamp:
- The stop lamp socket (2)
- The turn signal lamp socket (5)
6. Remove the following from the lamp sockets, if necessary:
- The stop lamp bulb (1)
- The turn signal lamp bulb (6)
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
1. Install the following to the lamp sockets, if removed:
- The stop lamp bulb (1)
- The turn signal lamp bulb (6)
2. Install the following to the tail lamp:
- The stop lamp socket (2)
- The turn signal lamp socket (5)
3. Install the tail lamp (7) to the vehicle. Secure the tail lamp (7) with the 3 nuts (3).
NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
Tighten the tail lamp nuts to 10 N.m (89 lb in).
4. Connect the tail lamp electrical connectors.
5. Install the rear compartment trim panel (4) to the vehicle.
6. Close the rear compartment lid.

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT headlights no power

clean the computer lead interface. my buddies car did the same thing, we cleaned the computer leads with a good eletronic spray cleaner and it fixed the problem.

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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that line on that fuse is shorted, the fuse saved the fire.
we use an ampclamp DC ammeter to find the wire that is shorted
and the actual point of short.

the park-tail circuit (tail fuse, right) is the most complex of all.
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first check for damage behind all park lamps
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