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Tail light fuse keeps blowing when lights on at night, not brake lights , only running rear lights are blowing fuses . I feel like I checked everything. I changed the bulb sockets and checked for power and ground wires touching. Any other suggestions? I've gone through 45 fuses already in a month. my mechanic couldn't figure it out with checking it briefly.

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I have the same fing problem with my 2002 Land Cruiser. I have taken it to the dealer 4 times. The only luck I have had was removing the tire tools from where they were stored by the rear tail light. It has been 3 months since they last blew. Hopefully that will solve the problem until I swll the truck. My Toyota dealer scked and was - 0 - ZERO - 0 - help. I will not buy another toyota due to my experience at the service department.

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Did you by any chance get as far as nearest connector to the wire harness for them and check for weak, corroded wire(s) at nearest connector. I'm not 100% sure where they are routed on that vehicle at this time, but any related connector under vehicle would be my first place I'd suspect, but I'm guessing you've already done that. Have you taken an actual voltage reading at each bulb socket before fuse blows? Any one of them lower than others would be where I'd concentrate my efforts. ( lower voltage, causes higher amp draw.)

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It sounds like either fuse is incorect size or you have a short to ground. wires need indepth check

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