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    fog light not working

    Hi all i have changed the rear bumper and boot on my vw golf 3.5 cabriolet since doing this when putting rear fog light on it blows the fuse, put a bigger fuse in and now when putting rear fog light on everything dims and the cable going from boot to passenger rear light starts smoking just thinking whether i have connected a wire up wrong anyone had this issue thanks
    2000 Golf Cabriolet 2.0 AWG, Petrol

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    Administrator Keithuk's Avatar
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    You need to find why this fuse is blowing?

    Do you have a fuse and relay layout? PDF files

    Recheck all wiring and connectors.
    2010 Golf GTD (170) CBBB, 5 Door, Shadow Blue (P6/D5Q), Transmission Code: KXZ, Flat Tyre Indicator, Basic Protection Pack + VCDS.

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    Electrics class rule number 1, if a correct amperage fuse blows the most stupid thing you can do is fit a larger one...

    Check you have not trapped a wire when reciting the bumper.
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