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Fuse blows when I turn on the tail lights.

WIth the car off and the ignition off when the light switch is turned to only the running lights it blows the 15 amp fuse.

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Sounds like you have a short in one of the bulb sockets or wiring to one of the bulbs. I would suggest pulling all the bulbs and replacing the fuse. Turn on the switch and see if the fuse blows. If so, theres a short in the wiring. If not, replace the bulbs 1 at a time and see which one blows the fuse.

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May be a tough one to isolate, hopefully not a bare wire to lights but very well could be. Personally, I'd try removing all the running light bulbs, then turn them on and start replacing one at a time, to see which one causes fuse to blow. have a real good look for a bared wire at or near connection , or one full off water/moisture.If you have one that looks like water or moisture in it, that's where I'd start.

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