My brake lights ain't working an it blow a fuse when I turn on my hazard light what could it be

Patrick Conn

Asked by Oct 16, 2014 at 01:53 PM about the 1990 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

Mark Grignon

You have a short circuit in your electrical wiring. I'm guessing it's in the tail light circuit. Good place to start would be to check the sockets of the tail light bulbs. There might be rust or corrosion in the socket creating the short. There may be larger problems like a wiring harness that has rubbed through somewhere and shorting to chassis ground.

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