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Fuse keeps blowing out tail lights and signal lights

Replaced switch and its still blowing fuses

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Sounds like you have a dead short in the system. What that means is you have a positive going directly to ground on that circuit. Whatever you do DO NOT TRY TO USE A HIGHER AMPERAGE FUSE. It will potentially smoke the harness and create more work. I recommend that you take to a shop to get this one figured out. One thing you are going to want to let them know about is any recent electrical work you may have had done such as stereo installation or lighting repair. Good luck!

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SOURCE: Blows fuses when parking lights are turned on. Headlights work fine even running lights.

If it only happens when you turn the switchto the parking lights then it is most likely the swich that is the problem. Light swich failure appears to be a common fault with fords

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SOURCE: 2006 f150 keeps blowing turn signal fuse

It sounds like the fuse is doing what it is supposed to do, and burning out when there is a short circuit. Check the wiring from the fuse block back to the lights and pay special attention to the trailer connection.

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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