Jan 16, 2020 at 4:08 PM #1 #1. well, i'm having some trouble with my tail light. The dash lights go off, and my tail lights go out. My car has 235000 miles. A simple trick to finding a short is to replace the blown fuse with a pair of spade terminals, then use small jumper wires to connect them to a 12 volt light bulb. The best way to do this is to start with inspecting the harness from the back of the truck forward. The car is a 2 door coupe. Whats out: interior lights, tail lights. You will need to find it and fix it before the problem will stop. I blew 2 fuses already. Then, I tried removing all the bulbs in the tail lights, as well as removing the license plate bolts. Truck description would help - Gen1 or Gen2? 1-Check that you have the right value fue in the fuse holder. Sometimes, when a fuse blows, you can hear the spark where the short occurs. when i try and only connect just one of the led screw's wire, it works perfectly fine. No damage anywhere. I have a 1999 chevy suburban and my tail light won't work. I put the first led bulb in no problem. Tail light fuse keeps blowing. I hooked it up the exact same way as my stock tail light (which works perfectly fine with no trouble). do you have an alarm or remote starter, did you change the tail light for an other model (led light), maybe a broken bulb that short circuited. If your side markers are disconnected, it can short. all of my lights work except for my tail lights.. i will put a new fuse in there and my tail lights will work.. but the next time i check they are broken again.. the fuse only works for less than a day.. ... tail light fuse keeps blowing..? 2 people found this helpful. it was at night so i pulled the horn fuse (also 15) and threw it in so i could wait till the morning to replace it. It would help if you can narrow it down to exactly which light is blowing the fuse as I doubt it's all of them. The fuse is blowing due to you having a short to ground in the tail lamp circuit. Fuse won't blow until the motor is turned over. JavaScript is disabled. So I tried to install some led dome lights in my 2006 TRD off road Tacoma. I tried putting the second one in and the fuse … All of it. so blew the fuse awhile ago, on the way home today i blew it again. But like Cusser said, it sounds like a short in the tail light wiring or a severed/ badly damaged wire. Which fuse is blowing? The fuse labeled as 'tail' had blown. So my #4 fuse went out, i replaced with the spare, and the moment i turned it on, blew immediately without any of the concerned lights even lighting up for a fraction of a second. 4th brake light blew tail light fuse? The tail light turns on and works fine when I switch on the headlight, but whenever I activate the brakes (brake light), the fuse gets fried within a second. Needless to say it … If the fuse keeps blowing there is probably a short to ground somewhere in that circuit. Tail lights fuse keeps blowing out - The fuse for my tail lights keeps blowing out on 2001 toyota corolla itll be ok and after a minute itll popp I traced through the wiring from the bumper to the edge of the cab before I lost track of the wire bundle. 191 Posts . I checked continuity across the wires but for some reason, it seems to ground when there's no power. I don't have my lights on during the day cause the switch is set to auto so they go on and off by thereselves but it has blown during the day a few times , my fuse keeps blowing for my dash lights and tail lights , brake lights work , but when my fuse blows the service vehicle soon light pops on . Welcome to our Nissan Frontier Forum! I changed out the 'tail' and 'accessory" fuses, as they had blown. i replaced the fuse and the tail light work fine when it's in reverse, but as soon as i put that bad boy in drive the fuse blows and i'm left with no tail light once again, as well as the front left blinker. I thought it was the reverse lighting, so I removed them. Tail light fuse keeps blowing 1 Answer. Bulb in tail lights shorting and blowing the fuse, or there is a wire that is either cut or sliced creating a short in the system. 2006 Nismo CC 4x4, 2.0 Extended Radflo Coilovers, PRG UCAs, 600# Eibachs, 2" Deaver AALs, 5125 +2-4" Bilsteins, 265/75/16 BFG TA KOs. I don't think it's from the dash, since it didn't happen until I put the bumper in. Just driving home as usual the other night and after about 4 or 5 mins the dash lights went out so I drove home and changed the fuse. Since then, my tail fuse keeps blowing. Most likely bad ground. The tail light wiring doesn't really go near the bumper, and I've already pulled the loom out from the bumper to the cab. Noticed if I put a larger amp fuse in the tail lights don't blow until a higher rpm. The license plate lights are fused from same fuse as tail running lights, I have a 2008 so there may be differences but my hot leads are not grounded with truck off. If the fuse blows as soon as lights are turned on more likely license plate light ckt than reverse lights ckt, they are fused separately. Discussion Starter • #1 • Feb 21, 2007. Which fuse did you replace? Lots of codes related to O2 sensor heater circuit and secondary air driver with blown EFI fuse 2 caused by a short. ok so i know nothing about cars.. i have a 99 civic.. No issues, everything seemed to work perfectly. D16Y7 motor, manual transmission. 279 Posts . Not sure what step to take next. I took out the new bulb and tried it without anything in the bulb holder and the fuse blew again. I thought that was odd so I pulled the working headlight connection to compare. Unfortunately finding it can be a bit of a challenge. I just changed my rear bumper out for a shockworks but wired new reverse lights to the tow harness reverse for power instead of tapping tail lamp reverse ckt. Hey there, so the other day i was driving on the rain. Everything else works. All discussions about the first-gen Subaru BRZ coupe, Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting), Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing), Toyota GR86, 86, FR-S and Subaru BRZ Forum - FT86CLUB, Car won't start (EFI ctrl fuse keeps blowing), Tail light, fog light, license plate light not working. I am assuming the fuse that is blowing is the PARK LPS fuse, #9, in the instrument panel fuse box. Still happens. It seems this truck grounds any inactive connection, when the headlights are off, all 3 wires are grounded. There is nothing after market wired in, all stock. Tail light fuse keeps blowing 1 Answer. I also looked through the inside but didn't see anything. I have a 1999 chevy suburban and my tail light won't work. I have made no mods to the car, it is all stock. The fuse keeps blowing I replaced the blown bulb check the wires and replace the switch and the fuse is still blowing. might be a lot of things. I have checked around the junk yards in my town for a … Tail lights are led aftermarket. The fuse keeps blowing I replaced the blown bulb check the wires and replace the switch and the fuse is still blowing. A replacement fuse immediately popped. Circuit. Sounds like you have a tail light wire that's shorted out, from your bumper/wiring efforts. Here are some pictures of the connections with labels on the wires. You should focus on the tail/marker/park lights as the instrument and back lighting have their own sub-fuse. A brake light bulb works well. Also try removing the normal taillight bulbs and see. The turn and brake lights work but none of the marker lights work and when activated always blow the marker light fuse on my truck. After determining that the bulb was OK, we looked in the fuse box, and saw that one of the two 7.5 amp fuses for the tail lights was blown. Even with all the bulbs out turning the marker lights on still blows the fuse. So I had a shop put in a set of switches in my dash for some lights on the roof, where the only place it touches factory wiring is a relay triggered from the accessory position on the key. Answer: Your Tail-lights and your Brake lights get their power through your dash light switch, as do your running lights, ... Anthony - The first problem to look at is the fuse that keeps blowing. Electrical problems suck. Took out all the marker bulbs and checked the circuits and they are all good at the bulbs. Tail/Fog/Plate light fuse keeps blowing So my #4 fuse went out, i replaced with the spare, and the moment i turned it on, blew immediately without any of the concerned lights even lighting up for a fraction of a second. I replaced the bulb and the fuse keeps blowing. The blue led light came on. Today, while driving with headlights on, the mirrors, tail and brake lights and side mirrors stopped working. i have a 08 f-350 powerstroke 6.4. The lights went out and I saw the fuse was blown. It calls for a 7.5 fuse. wat? VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Post Reply. The stop (brake) lights are on a different circuit than the normal taillights and have their own fuse. If it's fuse 61 that's blowing, there are a LOT of places where the short could be. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Anywhere along the way. Chat with like-minded Frontier owners. Last night, the passenger-side tail-light on my step-daughter's 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES went out. i discovered its because fuse #58 keeps blowing out. This fuse powers ALL the tail/marker/park lights and instrument and switch back lighting. I have replace teh fuse 5 time and put new tail light bulbs in. As soon as the new fuse made contact it sparked and I checked and it was blown. A premier community to share your mods and builds. I keep blowing the 15 amp fuse for my tail lights. Factory radio and everything too, I've noticed loss of people with this issue have aftermarket stereos. Try removing the stop light bulbs from the rear (or disconnect them) to see if the fuse still blows. My car has a … Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 24, 2011. Running light "Tail" fuse in foot well keeps blowing **Fixed**. It's a nearly brand new second gen. There are a BUNCH of things that run off the tail fuse. 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