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Fuses no. 7 & 37 on my 318is K-reg Bmw keep MELTING.

I own a BMW 318is K-reg every time I turn on the side/head lights fuse 37 (10A) would blow, witch knocked out my dash lights & side lights etc. Then fuse 7 (5A) started to blow witch knocked out my central locking, electric windows & now my car won't start. Replaced fuse 7 (5A) Car started then both fuse 7 & 37 melted now when i replace fuse 7 it blows sraight away. So now my car wont start & C/L, E/W wont work. All other electrics seem fine. Can any one help shed some light on why this might be happerning.

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You have to figure out where there is a short in your wiring--follow wires, look for broken, missing insulation--if it started in lights, look there first maybe. Also check the connections of plugs. Good luck it may take some searching.

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