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Old 05-28-2020, 12:37 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by MidnightSun View Post
Sounds like there would be a short probably on the ground side. Just speculating based on the bulb blowing and not a fuse.

I don't agree with above. Bulbs are always wired directly to ground.


I'd check my charging voltage; attach DC voltmeter across battery terminals and run engine at about 3500 rpm, and read voltage. If over about 14.5 volts, then bad alternator/regulator.


Had similar happen in an old Toyota, all bulbs burned out except headlights and stop lights: bad alternator.
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