Q: Blinkers don't work

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Everytime I put a new fuse in it burns out for the blinkers

My car has 182000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello there. You have a short to ground somewhere in the wiring or circuit (circuit would include "devices"). YourMechanic can use a VOM to trace the circuit and repair (or bypass with new wire) the fault in the circuit.

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