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


Instead of replacing the bulbs you can try removing them one by one and see 
when the fuse doesn't blow anymore. But instead of blowing a lot of fuses 
try to get a decent meter that can handle that kind of current and use that. 
You will see the current drop every time you remove a bulb. If you see a 
sharp drop at some point it will indicate that this circuit has a problem.
I would look at the diodes too. You might have a shorted diode that is 
causing the problem. Do the same test with the meter... and disconnect the 
diodes. You might then test them out of the car. They are located in wiring 
loom on the drivers side of the center console. About where your ankle will 
be during driving. They are black round sticks with wires connected at each 

Good luck

Tom Niemczewski
vin 6149 (in Poland!)
Google earth: 52°25'17.30"N 21° 1'58.00"E

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher Mack" <christopher_mack@xxxxxxxxx>
>  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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