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post #1 of 4 Old 12-31-2008, 10:01 PM Thread Starter
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hey guys, so today i pulled my interior light down and put my beacon light wires thru the hole so i could turn the beacon on when i pushed the round knob all the way up for the interior light. so all worked well as i plowed, when i was done, i pulled the wires off the bulb and let them dangle (bad idea) i noticed that the beacon was flashing later that night when i was driving so i pulled the plastic cover off the interior light and went to move the wires and it sparked. right after that i lost power to my radio, my power windows and the two small interior lights on the sides but i still have the middle interior light working. any suggestions? i went thru the owners manual and cant figure out what fuse blew.
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why would you want your interior light on while you're plowing? why don't you hook your beacon up to a switch?

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the interior light was not on when i plowed, i pulled the bulb and wrapped the wires to the beacon around each terminal from the bulb.
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instrument cluster fuse was blown.
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