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Reverse lights fuse blew

When purchases 1997 exlorer reverse light fuse was blown. replaced and blew again. What could cause this fuse to continually need replaced

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check the wire because if the fuse keep blowing there's a wire somewhere on the car that has contact with the frame so everytime you put your car on reverse the 12V wire shortcut on the frame so the fuse blow check all your positive wire and your bulb as well
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Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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If it blows instantly, you probably have wiring problem at the light fixture itself. Check your grounding first.

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A ground or short in one of the wires,leading to the backup light or bulb , will almost always blow the fuse.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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