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I have a 2006 maxima that keep blower tail light fuse every

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I have a 2006 maxima that keep blower tail light fuse every time I replace it where should I start
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Infiniti
Expert:  Craig Manning replied 8 months ago.

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Expert:  Craig Manning replied 8 months ago.

Do the connectors for the tail light bulbs appear burnt or corroded? Also do the tail light lenses have any water inside of them?

Expert:  Craig Manning replied 8 months ago.

Remove all rear tail lights including the license plate light. With all out, put in new same fuse, turn light on, blow ? or no blow?

Then install 1 bulb at a time if good leave in circuit then move on.

Look at the bulbs while out, there are 2 complete filaments, are they all the same, look into your receptacles, clean out any green stuff and wash with contact cleaner, examine the leads as much as you see and check for obvious problems.

Install bulbs with a twist, if it works try out the other filament with the blinkers.

The blinkers and tail are separate circuits so be aware the blinkers are also up front and tied to the 4way and blinker control.

Look for water or water misting at each lamp.

Make grounding is clean and solid.

Expert:  Craig Manning replied 8 months ago.

Another common problem is the ground for the dash illumination which is behind the radio and will cause the tail fuse to blow.

Expert:  Craig Manning replied 8 months ago.

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