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Every time I put my 1999 Toyota Tacoma in reverse it blows tv 10amp fuse causing my dash power to go dead.

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Check the bulbs for the backup lights. Compare the wattage on the bulbs with what your owner's manual calls for. Or ask at a parts store what the wattage should be. "super bright" back-up bulbs at higher wattages than normal can cause this to happen.

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