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Continuous Blown Fuse

The fuse for the dashboard and my rear running lights on my 2004 Nissan Xterra keeps on blowing. I have replaced it 3 times already and every time I replace it the lights come on for about 2 minutes and go out. My mechanic says that there is a short soemwhere but can't find it.


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  • dj02 Nov 09, 2008

    We have the same problem, but they only short out sometimes. Going over bumps or rough road. Front lights and turn signals work. Dash board and running lights go out and blow a fuse. We have a Dadge Ram.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    You have a short circuit, the problem is most technicians don't want to deal with this type of issue, look under the car near the tail lights, that is where the wiring damage will be.



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You have a short. With these Xterras it is most likely from one of the front side markers rubbing the bumper support. Is the front bumper pushed in or damaged in anyway if so check the wiring to these lamps. Hope this helps.

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