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Brake lights won't work I already got a new turn signals/hazards switch but now I tried going around the block and the fuses burned as soon as I pushed the brake, any suggestions?

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It is extremely likely you have a short somewhere causing the fuse to blow. Often this can by at one of the taillight sockets itself, but don't limit your search there. If you have trailer lights, it is commonly possible that it is occurring at the interface (where you plug your trailer lights into your vehicle. If unplugging/detaching the trailer light inteface from your vehicle allows for the problem to go away, take the interface apart and check the connections. These are typically just raw wires striped and squeezed in holes held by brass screws, creating opportunities for stray threads of wire to wander. See if one of the wires is loose or not contained within and grounding out with another contact or the interface case itself.

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