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Old 10-01-2007, 01:30 PM   #1
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I have an annoying electrical problem with my interior lights on my 2003 SSEi. The 10amp fuse keeps blowing. If I replace the fuse, the lights resume working for maybe 2 or 3 weeks, or sometimes even longer. There must be a bad ground or something shorting out somewhere. Often times, finding an electrical short is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Has anyone else had this particular problem? Where do I even start to fix it other than paying the dealer $70/hr to sit there and scratch his head?
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I'm not sure that anyone has had this problem. However with a multimeter and some patience we can walk you through finding the problem.
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To start with, which specific fuse is blowing? Is it fuse 27 INT LP in the rear fuse box, or some other? As it only happens about every 2 or 3 weeks, does that correlate with something that may only be used occasionally? One of the doors, vanity mirror, courtesy lamps, etc.?
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I have an annoying electrical problem with my interior lights on my 2003 SSEi. The 10amp fuse keeps blowing. If I replace the fuse, the lights resume working for maybe 2 or 3 weeks, or sometimes even longer. There must be a bad ground or something shorting out somewhere. Often times, finding an electrical short is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Has anyone else had this particular problem? Where do I even start to fix it other than paying the dealer $70/hr to sit there and scratch his head?
I know this is an old thread but did you ever figure out your problem? I have an 03 SSEI that is doing the exact same thing.

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We don't hear from these members other than Bill anymore, make your own thread so we can help you with this
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I will do that if I can not figure it out this weekend.
After reading some of the post I am going to check the sun visors first.
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