Q: Where Is the Light Fuse Typically Located?
A: The tail light fuse can be found in a fuse box that’s usually located under the hood. In some vehicles, the fuse inside the cabin, typically behind a plastic panel near the dashboard.
The location of the tail light fuse can vary depending on the vehicle. You can check your owner’s manual to know the exact location of the fuse box in your ride.
The tail light fuse is a metal band inside a plastic container that breaks when there’s too much current flowing through it. It’s engineered for that purpose so that other parts of the electrical system won’t be damaged because of the high current flow.
Tips on How to Access the Tail Light Fuse
If you’re confused about which fuse is for the tail light, you can find the fuse diagram in your owner’s manual. It will tell you which fuse is for your tail light.
If you need to remove the fuse, don’t do it by hand. Use a fuse puller to safely detach it. Inspect the tail light fuse for any signs of damage. If it looks burnt, you’ll have to replace it with a new one.
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