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Vw mk 4 polo indicator fuse blowing - hazards ok - possible cause? Tried new fuse - keeps blowing.

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  • Daniel Davis May 11, 2010

    Have you put any new tail light or turn signal bulbs in lately? (I assume the Turn signal is what you are referring to - Mk4 polo indicator fuse?) Or has the vehicle been wrecked and just picked up from the bodyshop? For a fuse to blow, the positive (+) lead from the accessory is coming in contact with a ground circuit (shorting out) somewhere, or a bare wire is coming in contact with a grounded surface. As I said, this is also quite common when the incorrect bulb is installed - and VW's use different bulbs from most American vehicles. Let me know - If you have recently replaced a bulb, remove it, and re-check for the short - If it goes away you have found the problem -- and find the correct bulb - you can remove the other side and match it for the correct unit....Hope that helps some...

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