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My fuse for the left hand side light and also the light behind the dash so i can see the speedo keeps on blowing. I have disconnected both lights but it still blows. Any ideas? Thank you.

Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Renault. The Renault Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.

When I put the sidelights on the fuse blows and therefore the front and rear left hand sidelight stops working, also so does the one behind the dash meaning i cant see the dials. I have dried spraying the fuse board with an electrical spray to try and get any moisture out if it but no luck. This was suggested on another forum.

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Was hoping to if I could find the right assistance?

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the Renault Mechanic should be aware of about your Renault?

I replaced the 12v cigarette lighter last night and this problem has come up at the same time. I don't whether its a coincidence or not.

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Hi, I’m Ron and I can help you.
I have been in this business since 1975 and also teach automotive repair. I am confident we can resolve your problem together. Please understand that I don't know your skill level. I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so it may take a few replies to get to satisfactory results. Please be patient!
I also try to give all of the information you may need, expecting a “positive rating” in return. I will also continue assisting you after you have rated me, if necessary. If there is any reason I cannot get a positive rating, please let me know why “in advance”, so I can go another direction for you. I am sorry you’re having this problem; I’ll help you through it.

You have one of two things wrong here, either there is a power wire for that circuit shorting to ground, OR there is another load that runs off that circuit that you missed, like another light or something.

Thanks, Ron

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