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Short in tail lights and dash lights

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I've went through about a fuse a night now which tells me I have a problem I no its gonna require some tracing which I'm not going to like so where would be the best place to start I have a few ideas but would like to know if anyone else had more experience with these shorts... Its my 85 Riviera if that would help so where should I start the circuit only is composed of dash lighting and the tail lights.

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I am having a similar problem in my 1979 Delta 88....tell me....does your tailights go out completely as well as turn signals etc? and if you press the brake, your instrument panel lights?....lol....mine does

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I am having a similar problem in my 1979 Delta 88....tell me....does your tailights go out completely as well as turn signals etc? and if you press the brake, your instrument panel lights?....lol....mine does

Yes everything goes tailights and turn signals but i never had it happen where i push the brake and the instrument panel lights come on but they just go out but my radio ilumination fluctuates as I use the brakes and turn signals so I have a feeling it is linked with that...

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Yeah... A likely place.... Pull the RR seat cushion & seat back, and look for

wear and/or compression as the tailight wires pass under and thru into the

trunk have a short there- find it you will- I/P & tailight same circuit

If its not, the door sill trim or screws might be biting the same circuit

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