Nissan

Nissan Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Nissan

2004 Nissan altima s rear tails light fuse keeps blowing,

Customer Question
2004 Nissan altima s...
2004 Nissan altima s rear tails light fuse keeps blowing
JA: Have you checked the bulbs? Have you checked the connection?
Customer: yes, pull all the bulbs out front and rear turn head light switch on and the fuse will blow
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: put a higher fuse in the ipdm starts smoking
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: and then the rear tail lights comes on but real dim
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Nissan
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Nissan Question
Answered in 2 hours by:
7/28/2016
Nissan Mechanic: Jake, Nissan Technician replied 1 year ago
Jake
Jake, Nissan Technician
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 4,020
Experience: Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.
Verified
Hey there thanks for the question. This is an obvious short and likely to ground. Do you have a meter than can test for ground? If so then test both power wires for a ground when the switch is off to determine where the fault is at in the harness
Ask Your Own Nissan Question
Ask Jake Your Own Question
Jake
Jake
Jake, Nissan Technician
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 4,020
4,020 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.

Jake is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I was in trouble with an electrical issue with my brand new Nissan. I frantically went online trying to find help and luckily I found your site. I reached a NISSAN tech named RIP. He was absolutely tremendous and helped me work through the issue. What a pro!

cjazLexington, KY

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris(aka-Moose)

Chris(aka-Moose)

Nissan Technician

638 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

577 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Marty

Marty

ASE Certified Technician

146 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch master tech. 30 years experience.

Mike V.

Mike V.

Nissan Technician

9,283 satisfied customers

Nissan factory trained and Certified Subaru Technician.

Ron

Ron

ASE Certified Technician

543 satisfied customers

34 years of automotive Repair

Anthony

Anthony

ASE Certified Technician

332 satisfied customers

ASE Master Automobile Technician with over 18 years exp. in this field.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

92 satisfied customers

Nissan Tech ASE certified technician

< Previous | Next >

Related Nissan Questions
I have a 2000 Maxima and my tail lights are out but brake
I have a 2000 Maxima and my tail lights are out but brake lights work and my dash lights are also out. … read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
The tail lights are not working when the lights are on. The
The tail lights are not working when the lights are on. The brake lights and turn lights work perfect as well as the lights when backing up. … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
11 satisfied customers
My right rear tail light won't work..checked the fuse
My right rear tail light won't work..checked the fuse ok..turn signal and brake light work … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
3,901 satisfied customers
Dash lights not working. Just replaced the tail light fuse.
I saw that i had no tailights so went into the IPDM E/R and replaced the 15A fuse but now i have no lights on the instrument panel or the center dash (Audio/AC controls)… read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
It's a 2000 frontier and i just discovered the tail lights
it's a 2000 frontier and i just discovered the tail lights and the cargo lite have remained on now for about 24hrs. The brake pedal doesn't activate brake lites .... What's up? … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,128 satisfied customers
Where is the fuse located for the tail light in a 2015
Where is the fuse located for the tail light in a 2015 Nissan altima … read more
Gunvir Singh
Gunvir Singh
1,691 satisfied customers
Tail lights not working and the fuse is good. All the lights
All the lights were working just a few minutes earlier … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,128 satisfied customers
Tail lights not working head lights brake lights and turn
tail lights not working head lights brake lights and turn signals ok … read more
Jake
Jake
Nissan Technician
4,020 satisfied customers
The running tail light will not come on, but the brake
The running tail light will not come on, but the brake lights work, the frog light work and the backup lights work, a sembly appears shaped light a foorball with a # sign attached … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,128 satisfied customers
Break lights don't work. Tail lights and blinkers are fine
Break lights don't work. Tail lights and blinkers are fine and it's not the break switch. … read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
My tail lights won't go out. It's a 1998 Infiniti I30T. Just
Just checked the light switches. When I turn the car off, the tail lights stay on. … read more
Jake
Jake
Nissan Technician
4,020 satisfied customers
Went to get in it and saw tail lights on checked adn the
went to get in it and saw tail lights on checked adn the brake lights do not come on but tail lights stay on when engine and lights off … read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
I have a 94 nissan 300zx and the tail lights are not working
I have a 94 nissan 300zx and the tail lights are not working the hatch brake light works … read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
The tail lights won't come on but brake lights works turn
The tail lights won't come on but brake lights works turn signals work and head lights work too. … read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25 satisfied customers
Replased tail light on 2010 sentry .tail lights wont come
replased tail light on 2010 sentry .tail lights wont come on. checked fuses looked good … read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
2012 Nissan Rogue. No tail lights. Everything else works
2012 Nissan Rogue. No tail lights. Everything else works fine. Can't find a fuse box diagram that shows the specific tail light fuse … read more
Jake
Jake
Nissan Technician
4,020 satisfied customers
Fuse for the tail lights keep blowing and engine is derating
fuse for the tail lights keep blowing and engine is derating no power … read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
Got water in one of my tail lights cleaned and replaced bulb
got water in one of my tail lights cleaned and replaced bulb but still no tail lights. … read more
FixUrNissan
FixUrNissan
Shop Forman / Lead Tech / Parent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x