1998 Lincoln towncar signature series tail lights shut off while driving at night

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Asked by Nov 10, 2016 at 05:26 PM about the 1998 Lincoln Town Car Signature

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I don't know what to do. I was driving at 950pm and
I got pulled over due to no tail lights.  With in the
time of the traffic stop and the time I was getting
ready to go I asked the officer to wait a sec allow
me to swap out fuses. I started the car turned lights
on walked around the car and the tail lights were on
.

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Has the second fuse blown? If not AND it's the same amperage as the original fuse just keep an eye on it. Looks like you've made a few upgrades to your Lincoln. Are the taillight bulbs the original style and number? If not, the bulbs may be pulling too much power through the circuit and causing the fuse to blow. Nice looking car, BTW!! HTH. -Jim

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Did u still get a ticket?

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Yes

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I have blown no fuses

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Lights are stock all original I just added 4 12s 2000 watt amp

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Thanks for replying Jim

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You're welcome. Glad to help. Sorry that you got the ticket anyway! That stinks!! I'd just keep an eye on it for now. Sometimes, not very often, but sometimes a fuse will blow for no apparent reason. They can be finicky. But if it does blow again, time to start checking wires for damage. HTH. -Jim

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The fuses weren't blown That's why I'm stuck. Bulbs are fine

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