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92 foxbody dimmer switch for gauge panel

how easy is it to fry one of these? installed a new one and then i was working on the license plate lights when i accidentally touched both sides of the socket with a screwdriver and blew the fuse for those lights as well as the chime, panel and etc. Now when I turn dimmer up to see the dash the fuse blows. Did the new dimmer switch get fried that easy? thanks everyone!!

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how easy is it to fry one of these? installed a new one and then i was working on the license plate lights when i accidentally touched both sides of the socket with a screwdriver and blew the fuse for those lights as well as the chime, panel and etc. Now when I turn dimmer up to see the dash the fuse blows. Did the new dimmer switch get fried that easy? thanks everyone!!
The dimmer is basically a potentiometer. [ Variable resistor].
Normally the fuse would go first before the pot. Short somewhere.

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that's the had part, looking for the short. thanks.
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