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97 nissan pathfinder dash and tail lights keeps burning out the fuse i know theres a short but where is the best place to look

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I have to ask, what was the last thing you were hooking up before the problem started. Did you do any wiring under the dash possibly a radio install, or a wiring harness for trailer at the back of the car. If so, you should look for shorts in those areas. I don't know how easy this will be for you, but start looking.GOOD LUCK FRIEND.

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SOURCE: I have 1993 nissan pathfinder I have a short. my

Nasty had an old british austin allegro 3rd hand repainted. Fools left wireharness right under the floor carpet. Famous wide curve outside my work blew same fuse un til decided to investigate every square mm on every wire and yep only one and taped it. Problem gone. That was that problem Now ther is a wire or another faulty component at yours. check wich fuse it is and which part of the car is covered with it. Go from there.

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If you don't have a manual, just get a test light, and ground it to your door hinge. At the back of every fuse, you will see part of the metal filament showing through. Touch your test light to each side of the fuse. You should have power to both sides of every fuse (when your key is on). If no voltage on one side, the fuse is burnt.

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check all your lights, third brake light, side markers , parking lights, check for water in housings...

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If you have the owners manual there should be a diagram in there,,also most vehecles have a diagram on the inside cover for the fuse box.

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