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On my mk4 fiesta my fuse that runs my brake lights and dash board keeps blowing and has got worse and worse. It is now blowing brand new fuses as soon as I turn my car over. I have gone through 19 fuses in 3 weeks now and now Its just blowing them straight away. Cant afford to get it checked over as been told it will cost a lot of money to fix and will be more expensive than my my car is worth. Any solutions?

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You will need to follow the wires and find the short. That is the only way to fix it.

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SOURCE: no brake lights, fuses keep blowing and wont shift out of park

I would look for a wiring short in the trunk at the taillamp area, or, inspect the sockets for the taillamp bulbs for corrosion. In any case, you have a short circuit in the trunk area, also check the wire that comes from the body & goes up the trunk hinge on the driver side; that wire may be chafed, and it may be shorting out. Hope this helps; please get back to me if you need any further assistance.

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SOURCE: no dash lighs or tail lights, but brake lights work

try a stronger fuse

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: # 4 fuse blew out,

I KNOW YOU HAVE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.WAS AN ALARM INSTALLED OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ACCESSORY? CHECK WITH DODGE TO FIND OUT ABOUT A RECALL.IF SOMETHING WAS INSTALLED, TAKE IT BACK THERE TO STRAIGHTEN IT OUT IF NOT HAVE A AUTO TECHNICIAN CHECK IT FOR YOU.

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SOURCE: No parking lights, fuse keeps blowing.

There is a ground not connected or a wire open that is causing it to blow

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SOURCE: Check Engine Light / Chrysler 300m

i have a 2002 300m and my check e light came on 2 days ago i ttook it to a mechanic in dallas and he told me it would be 500 to fix it so i took it to autozone to have them put the free dianostics test and it ended up being the gas lid not on properly they said it was common on this model they reset my battery for me and my light is still off today

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