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Brake Light fuse blows.

When the car is cold, stepping on the brakes will blow the brake light 10 amp fuse. After it has ran a short while, the problem goes away. I've tested it with an ohm meter. It reads about 2 ohms, with all bulbs removed, when cold. It reads about 436 ohms withall bulbs removed when warm. Suggestions.

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  • taffrail Jan 18, 2009

    No water, no moisture of any kind. Does not happen with the bulbs removed. I got the resistance wrong. It should be 46 ohms and not 436 ohms. If it were easy, I would have found it.

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Check and see if there is a water leak by the tail lights if not try and see if it helps

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