Are there 2 fuse boxes on a Saturn S 1996 your Tail lights are not working you have replaced fuses under the dash and they still do not come on unless you hook them up hot and then they stay on all th?

Often a tail light failure turns out to be a problem with the switch. I assume you mean the tail lights and not the brake lights.

Yes there is a fuse box under the hood beside the battery

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on my 2002 Saturn i have two fuse boxes - one is under the dash like u said and the other one is under the hood near the strut tower or battery