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Dash and tail lights out.

Replaced bulbs in tail light but when I turn lights on fuse #45 blows out (15)pk lmp

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You may need to go back and check the bulbs again,,, because if it's using a standard 1157 bulb, the bulb plugs in "only one way",,, but is easy to get installed incorrectly,,, causing a short which blows the fuse.
If you find this not to b the case,,, then remove the emergency flasher switch from the fuse box along with all the light bulbs, front and back. Then reinstall a new fuse.
If it still blows the fuse without bulbs in it, the you either have a faulty bulb seat or a wire is pinched and grounded to the body somewhere. (this will require an intense visual inspection)

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