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Bachmann HO train set not working

I have a new Bachmann train set that I joined with an existing one. I added to turnout switches. The track reads a short across rails with the pack unplugged and no cars on the track. If I unplug any section of track the thing works just fine. I can't find anything shorted across the tracks anywhere!! Does anyone have any ideas?

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I realized that you can't use two left hand turnouts because they end up making a short when the come full circle!

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