Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: The fuse for the dashboard light and keyless entry keeps blowing.

asked by on

I was on the highway and I accidently turned my radio volume high and the fuse dash and taillight fuse blew so the next day I bought a new one and put it in, I took it for a drive to see if the fuse worked and it did and then when I got on the highway or exceeded 60-65 mph it would blow the fuse. I checked as many of the wires as I could to look for a broken or crushed wire but can't seem to find any and now the fuse blows as soon as I turn on my lights. Then the keyless entry fuse started blowing too every time I lock the doors. Any idea of what could be causing it?

My car has 174361 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: There is brake fluid leaking?

Hi there. Brake fluid leaking is a safety concern. This should be repaired before continuing to drive the vehicle. Your safety has priority. Brake fluid on painted surfaces will harm the paint, as well. Brake fluid loss at the left...

Q: One month old tires all leaking

As long as the rims are in good condition, and the beads on the rims are cleaned properly when the tires are installed, a tire really should not leak at all. The quality of a tire can play a part...

Q: Car makes noise while idling

A vehicle may make noise when idling for a variety of reasons. A problem with a belt will usually be revealed by a squeaking or screeching type of noise. Closer inspection of the noise by a knowledgable technician, such as...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.