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 Post subject: EB Brake light fail
Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:56 pm 
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Ok, Have a slight problem, I don't have brake lights on the EB. Indicators, lights work, but fuse is blown on stop lights. If I replace the fuse and turn on the lights it's fine until I hit the brakes, then the fuse blows so I don't think its the brake light switch as it's obviously working cause it's completing the link.

Any ideas would be appreciated, I've run out of them for now.

 

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 Post subject: Re: EB Brake light fail
Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:41 pm 
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Recently installed any audio gear into your car? I'd be looking for damaged wiring in the boot & under the rear seat where the loom runs.

I'm also not sure if this is in the right section either.

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ToranaGuy

 

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 Post subject: Re: EB Brake light fail
Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:36 pm 
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Wrong globes fitted (not dual filament), and as mentioned as above.
The brake line power is shorting to earth.

 

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