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My brake light and interior dash lights keep blowing the fuse, every time we change it and restart the car the fuse blows again, and the engine runs great, and some times when it is ran for a while you cut the engine off and it will not start back, it is trying to start and sounds like it will but it doesnt it has to set for about a hour and them will restart, what do you suggest for these problems

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Mcdevito75 here, I would try to isolate the problem with the fuse blowing, ---- sit in the car and step on the brake, without the car running see if the fuse blows, the just put the key to on not strat just on see if the fuse is blow, if it is you may have a problem under the dash, if not, now with the key just on no start, step on the brake see if that fuse is blow, if so you may have a problem at the brake light switch under the dash or at the brake lights themselves at the back of your car, a bad ground, loose or broken wire, inspect if you can. The hard or no starting after you drive for a while could be related or a problem with the ignition coils or ignition module. In any event have your local auto re[pair shop check these items out for you, a short could cause real problems in your car.

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