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Old 05-07-2006, 11:52 PM   #31
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Double check that fuse amperage. Are all the parking lights side marker & license plate lights working? Hurry you've only got 10 seconds!
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Alright how about this? Where is the twilight sentinel control box? Maybe if I unplug it and try that. Also what exactly is on the tailamp fuse besides the parking lights, dash backlighting and license plate lights? It just boggles me that it was fine a few weeks ago.
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Alright, if this helps, I took some pics of the headlamp switch.

No melted plugs.


Looks ok.
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Fenders were put on this car right? Maybe one is pinching a light to ground.
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Fender is off right now. No wires pinched. We will find out in a couple of days if it'* the switch. If not, I'm gonna take it to the dealer and have them find the problem, so I can fix it.
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Unplug the battery. Then go to each and every bulb. Test for continuity to ground.

I bet you find a bulb where both leads are grounded or slightly grounded.

Switch should not need to be in or on....but it shouldn't matter if it is or not. Unplug battery though.
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Unplug the battery. Then go to each and every bulb. Test for continuity to ground.

I bet you find a bulb where both leads are grounded or slightly grounded.

Switch should not need to be in or on....but it shouldn't matter if it is or not. Unplug battery though.
How do I check for this? Like I said, I'm not electrical smart at all, only engine smart.
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MWAAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!! I fixed it!

The dieelectric grease in here -


Must have been causing the problem! I cleaned all the grease out and cleaned it with some electronics cleaner, and now it doesn't blow the fuse! I don't know if I should put any grease back in there. I think the grease breaks dow over time and causes shorts!
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You should have some grease yes...a light coating.
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