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I have a 2012 Equinox 2.4 with non start condition. It

Hello, I have a 2012 Equinox...
Hello,
I have a 2012 Equinox 2.4 with non start condition. It cranks normally. Its showing P135A DTC. Notice blown 20 AMP fuse related to ignition (#38 in the engine compartment). If another fuse is installed, it get burnt immediately. Seems short to ground.
Is there a common problem for this vehicle. Which direction should i take?
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Click on link to view pdf file for step by step troubleshoot on P135A

this ignition related ,you have shirted out coil or ignition control module

to know run the test I sent you .

Try unplugging the coils one at a time and replace fuse ,see what makes the fuse stop blowing ,

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