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A brake light fuse keeps popping. Also we started it last night and wire harness caught on fire. The wires are not bare and some of the harness is melted.

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Hi,
your either going to have to either get a new harness or go to the junkyard and cut one out and resplice. get a haynes or chilton for the lincoln now and study the wiring or go to autozone for colors(its free to sign up and look stuff up) your going to have to find the harness in the trunk and figure out where the short occured along the line. sounds like someone prob put a 30 amp in the brake lights and cooked that wire. you may have to make a new dedicated brake light line with a relay out of a fog light set or eqivalent. I wouldnt use the old brake light wire. carry a fire extinguisher now. dont drive it with a cooked harness. if its a 3.8 v6 keep the oil changed and buy an upscale filter(wix) .
jm

Posted on Mar 20, 2011

  • Jude Meredith
    Jude Meredith Mar 20, 2011

    www.painlesswiring.com for new harness..jm

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