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Park fuse blowing in 04 saturn

Replaced the headlight/turn signal switch and the running lights stopped working along with the dashlights. and when you turn the headlights on maually the park fuse blows but the headlights stay on. ive replaced the drl relay, took out all the bulbs, checked grounds and have search alot but not all of the wiring and no burnt wires. no i dont have trailer lights, and this vehicle doesnt have a headlamp relay or park relay just the fuses, also not automatic driving lights. please friggin help me do not want to take this to the dealer!

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Just have to check for short circuit that's what blows the fuse.

Posted on Nov 03, 2014

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Perhaps this can give you some ideas and steer you in the right direction. Do a Google search:
2004 Saturn VUE park light diagram
I came up with schematic diagrams which may help you trace out the circuits. I hope this helps.

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On your bulb. It should be labeled DOT 12V and then have something like 45W,50W, 55W or whatever wattage your bulb is. If it doesn't, then the bulb is not a proper bulb. I've seen a lot of people installing aftermarket bulbs that burn the wiring and harness because the bulbs draw much more power than the wires are designed (I've seen some install 100W bulbs for 50W harnesses)

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