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My Tail Light Fuse keeps blowing on my 1997 Suzuki Gsx-R6

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  • baby_boi_14 Nov 13, 2009

    the fuse doesn't blow while i'm using the breaks it takes awhile to blow sometimes it rides for a good couple of days and sometimes it just goes straight away after a ride or so, so would it just be the wiring that goes to the tail light that has a short somewhere?

  • baby_boi_14 Nov 13, 2009

    Thanx alot Lee, I haven't yet fix the problem but it sounds like you've already saved me alot lol. will get to it asap ;)

  • baby_boi_14 May 04, 2010

    hey me agen lol....would you be able to help me out with a backfiring problem?


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Ok. First thing you will want to do is isolate the problem. It is caused by an electrical short. First remove the wiring harness for the rear tail light then engage the brakes if the fuse blows then you know its somewhere further down the line. If it doesn't blow then you know its between the harness and the light. You will want to find an repair the short. A multimeter will help in this process at some point, unless it ends up being easy to find.
Thank you,

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    Lee A. Nov 13, 2009

    Right, there is a short somewhere and you just have to isolate. It sounds like it is randomly happening from the shaking of the ride. Here is a how to on shorts that may help you as well.
    Thank you,

  • Lee A.
    Lee A. Nov 13, 2009

    Your very welcome! Good luck and feel free to keep me updated.
    Thanks again and thank you for using fixya,


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