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Plunger Selenoid on brakes keeps failing.

I have replaced the brake plunger selenoid 3 times in the last 2 years. When I shift into reverse, it "Pops" the fuses and bruns out the brake plunger. No brake, tail or back up lights. Any suggestions on fixing?

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Sounds like you got a broken wire touching the framework somewhere. I would check all the wires around your transmission.

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