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Old 09-27-2008
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Icon5 Problem with Dash Lights Fuse

The #1 fuse in my truck is a 5A and keeps blowing everytime i replace it. the last mod i did to my truck was over two months ago and it was the blinker mod. it really sucks driving around with no gauges at night. anybody know what the problem could be??
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Check anything that has been tapped into the factory light blue/red wires. Possible grounding problem or too much load for the 5A circuit.
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the only wire that has been tapped behind the headlight switch is the green/orange and that was for my ohc and domelight.
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What about the light blue/red from the dimmer module? It goes to the radio, dashlights, HVAC control panel, etc. I would recheck the audio HU install and the overhead console mod which also uses the LB/RD. Check for possible pinched LB/RD wires anywhere in dash.
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hmmm. I forgot about that one. I spliced it to my ohc, but then later cut the wire from the ohc bc I didn't like for it to dim. I'll check that out tonight. Thanks bob!
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ok i checked everything.. nothing seems to help it. i can replace the fuse and it will work for a few hours but then pop. it's really aggravating. is there anything else that i could check? there is no wire spliced the the light blue/red wire anymore at all..
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undo power from all your mods and start connecting them one at a time to try and pin point the problem to see if its stemmin from one of your mods
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still cant figure it out.. i had a blown LED in my hvac controls. that couldn't effect it could it?
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put a bigger fuse in lol... i had the same issue in my old yota camry it had a 5 fuse i put a 20 fuse in [spare] and it never happened again nothing shorted... something just needed more power... and the fuse didn't let it have the power.
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put a bigger fuse in lol... i had the same issue in my old yota camry it had a 5 fuse i put a 20 fuse in [spare] and it never happened again nothing shorted... something just needed more power... and the fuse didn't let it have the power.
I hope you are joking . That's a good way to start a fire.
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well i still haven't got this fixed. does the red/blue wire get power from the headlight switch? i was wondering if i could clip that wire and maybe tap the power from another source. it really sucks not having gauge lights at night...
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