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Short to ground... where is it? Fuse 11A/8 Topic is solved

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Re: Short to ground... where is it? Fuse 11A/8

Post by bmdubya1198 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:36 am

abscate wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:35 am
I think that’s the mode where the car tries To lock doors but sees one of them I see open.

It does point to a wiring fault somewhere, but not necessarily in the door moving
Maybe it's the tailgate latch? I know it's bad, I have to slam it sometimes 5-6 times before it latches properly. The trunk area light also doesn't work, because that circuit passes through the latch.


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Re: Short to ground... where is it? Fuse 11A/8

Post by abscate » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:51 am

Oh yeah. That’s it.

If you strip open the wiring loom in the left tailgate hinge Area , you will find broken wires.

That can also short out your central locking which then takes out the immobilizer.

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Re: Short to ground... where is it? Fuse 11A/8

Post by bmdubya1198 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:54 am

Yeah, I had that harness apart once already to fix my center brake light... it seems that was the only wire that was actually broken, believe it or not! I've been waiting for a good latch to appear at the junkyard.


2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 190k
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1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
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