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Everytime i would turn my tail lights on it would blow a fuse. I would replace the bulbs and they would work for a bit. Now it blows the fuse all the time. I checked the wires and they are good and replaced the sockets the bulbs go in and it still does it. I have a 92 olds cutlass supreme.

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