Re: Re: [DML] door marker lights
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Re: Re: [DML] door marker lights

Chris and Ed, that's the wrong way.
The bulbs shouldn't be able to blow the fuse so there is definitely a
short somewhere. Installing LED's will help nothing at all.

Also installing a higher rated fuse is the worst thing you can do !
All the bulbs together shouldn't suck more than 1-2Amps. When they 
blow a 10A fuse there is a Problem, someting get's hot, something is touching Ground and with a higher rated fuse it gets hotter and may destroy even more !!!!!
Try to find out which door is the troublemaker (or the switch ?) and look for a short !

By the way - are there meanwhile any LED's out there that look at least 
a bit like the bulbs ? I like the bulbs because they look like a star 
and not just like a ugly red dot.

Elvis & 6548

> ED,
>   I don't know why that is happening.  You could replace the door  lights
> with LED's to reduce the current draw so that the fuse won't  blow.  Try it
> and let me know what happens
>   -Chris
>   DMC6453
> rdcejc <rdcejc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:  Has anyone had trouble with the door
> marker light fuse blowing.  It 
> seems that if I leave the door open for more than five minutes it 
> blows the fuse.  I've put a larger 15amp fuse in but it blew too. Any 
> suggestions are welcome
> Ed
> 6944


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