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Gauge Light fuse

1969 Camaro gauge light fuse continues to keep blowing went from 5 amp to 7.5 amp to 10 amp is something shorting out ?
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Re: Gauge Light fuse

Yes gray wire under dash is shorted. One common cause in the mid 80's was grounding an after market radio to this wire. I'm not sure why so many people thought gray was ground.

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Re: Gauge Light fuse

Yes you have a short.

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Re: Gauge Light fuse

As suggested, if you added any new electronics, check wiring of new device.
Otherwise, either a gray wire is pinched to ground, or a bulb has a shorted filament internally within the bulb - seen this feat happen quite a few times.
Remove bulbs and test each one individually with an ohmmeter, meter should show some ohms, greater than 1 ohm.

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