Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:34 pm Post subject: Keep Blowing Turn Signal Fuse
This is on my wife's '05 LS.
The other day, the driver's rear turn-signal bulb went out and I replaced it with a new bulb. About a day later, she drove home and told me that her turn signals didn't work anymore. I checked the fuse and, sure enough, it was blown. I put in a new fuse and everything seemed to work fine.
Today, she told me that her turn signals aren't working again. I checked the fuse and, again, it was blown. I put in another one and turned on the turn signal. Sure enough, after about three blinks, the fuse blew. I switched out another bulb (just in case), but the same thing happened again after that.
There certainly seems to be some sort of short going on here, but I have no idea where to look. Anyone have any ideas?
EDIT WITH ADDITIONAL INFO:
Some more experimentation on this has narrowed it down to be something with the left turn signal (which, incidentally, is the one which I replaced the bulb in the back). I can leave the right turn signal flashing as long as I want and the fuse is fine.
The left turn signal though will blow the fuse within three flashes. Also, I have noticed that the left front bulb is dim when it lights up, as is the light on the dash. I did pull the bulbs out of the back again and the front too to check the socket to see if there was any corrosion or something similar that might be causing a short. They both looked perfect.
Completely befuddled on this one.
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