Questions tagged [fuse]

An expendable (single-use) electrical component that safeguards an electrical circuit by melting or otherwise interrupting the flow of current if the current exceeds the designed limit.

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How to tap into a corner fuse with a lip/wall on two surrounding sides

I'm trying to tap into this fuse box: ...using a standard fuse tap, like so: The problem is that the fuse slot I want to tap into is right in the corner and there is a wall/lip that runs on two ...
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2004 Durango brake light fuse

Fuse for brake lights blew so I replaced it, tapped the brakes the lights worked. I then started it up tapped the brakes again no lights. Checked the fuse. It was blown again. Also when I tap the ...
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Ford Edge 2013 Right headlight not working - fuse okay

2013 Ford Edge SEL in Canada (DRL is the highbeam at lower voltage) Right side light started, weeks ago, with flickering while the car was turning to start, but stops flickering and works fine ...
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Missing fuses - is it OK?

I recently got the car horn replaced and the mechanic changed the 2xfuses for the horn from 7.5 amps to 15 amps each after installing the new horn. This is because when testing the horn, it blew a ...
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Ford Focus “hot in start” fuse for dashcam

I have a 2018 Ford Focus and want to install a dashcam that turns on when I start the engine and off when.. you get it. the diagram is like this: http://knigaproavto.ru/shemy/en/ford/focus/570-...
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Fuse box replacement - will it work?

As per the advice of my mechanic, I am replacing the engine fuse box of my 2011 Mazda 6 3.7L V6. I have ordered a fuse box from a donor vehicle - a 2011 Mazda 6 with a 2.5L 4-cyl engine. The only ...
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2006 Chevy Impala dying while driving

I have a 2006 Chevy Impala LS (flex fuel) while I'm driving the dashboard sends off a warning of "reduced engine power" as my car loses power and I lose the ability to use my gas pedal. Meaning that ...
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Auxiliary Power Point Repair 2006 Econoline (E-150) Ford Cargo Van

The cigarette/ power point outlet no longer works. Likely I overloaded it. As suggested in the manual, replacing the both 20A fuses for slot 32 and 40 didn't work. All of the interior and most of ...
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Tail light doesn't work, when I turn on the headlight

I have a 2007 Honda Civic with over 200k miles. When I turn on the headlight, tail lights don't turn on. Turn signal light works fine, brake light works fine and reverse light works fine as well. I ...
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Where do I find the fusible link in my 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse V6?

The right headlight low beam circuit fails to provide power to the headlight; there was an intermittent short at the headlight connector between the ground and power leads. The relay is operational ...
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Toyota Corolla 2006 Under dash Fuse list abbreviation

I am trying to replace the Toyota Corolla 2006 fuse but can't understand the abbreviations: P/W AM2 AM1 ECU-IG INV P/POINT ECU-B CIG GAUGE OBD Thank you.
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Blowing fuse 13 horn, brakes

I have a 2008 honda ridgeline. one day i put it in park and it would not come back out of park. not only that, but the horn would not work, and the brake lights would not work. i found fuse#13 to be ...
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tach and gas gauge plus lock thru remote not working properly

my honda city 2018 just got rewired (signal cheek light) due to rat infestation. after the repair, i didnt noticed that the wire (positive & negative) touches each other, as a result, the fuse for ...
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Trouble finding a fuse

I have a 2011 Honda Civic, and I'm having trouble with the ventilation system. When I turn on the blower I can hear (and even see when I remove the cabin air filter) that the fan is working. ...
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Mercedes - What is this type of fuse?

The fuse in the picture seems to have a grounding cable: What is it called and can I purchase from other than Mercedes retail e.g. eBay? Note: I know it is housing a standard 15A fuse, but can I ...
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Ford Mondeo 2014 Mk4 Headlamp fuse/relay location

Last night I noticed by headlamps weren't working ... I rotated the knob and only the day running lights remained on. I toggled full beam and that worked... so it's just normal beam and whilst I was ...
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Ford Focus Mk2 acc wire dead

I have a 2005 mk2 Ford Focus and the acc wire that comes into the back of the stereo connector has stopped working. Also the electric windows only work with the engine running, not when just the ...
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No power to the fuel pump

I have a 2006 Toyota Isis and it had a problem where it idled well, but when you press gas the engine started to stall and when you lift your feet then it idled well again. I took it to have it ...
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My 2013 Accord has no power and I cannot figure out why

Last night my car had no power when I got in. No interior lights, headlights, power locks, nothing. Had a friend try to jump it and there still was no sign of electricity anywhere. Today I took a ...
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What is wrong with my 1997 Honda CBR 600 F3? No signs of life

So obviously in the title I have a 1997 Honda CBR 600 F3. As of right now it is showing no signs of life. I just replaced the battery and tested it right before I wrote this. It reads 12.75 volts. ...
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Camry 2011 Demister is not working

When I used to turn Demister on I used to smell like plastic burning smell. then the Demister stopped working What could be the reason? could it be the fuse? if so where can I find the fuse box in ...
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EFI fuse blows randomly.

I am beating my head in with this issue. EFI fuse blows randomly, I have found no patter. When it blow, it will keep blowing them and not start. I have to disconnect the battery first and then replace ...
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Circuits for non existent devices

My Honda Accord 2003 coupe (v6) came with optional Passenger’s Power Seat Recline and Passenger’s Power Seat Slide. I don't have these features, but I see the fuses in the fuse box are in place. These ...
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Limiting power from inverter

I have a Honda Accord 2003 which has a 7.5A fuse going to the accessory power sockets. I want to run something which would need an 8A fuse, but I recognize I can't simply swap it out. Could I ...
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car power line after engine start

I want to install a circuit in my car and I need a 12V power line after I start the engine. I don't want this line to be powered when I turn the key on ACC/ON positions, only after the engine has been ...
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120 A fusible link keeps on blowing on 2008 Sentra

My wife was driving our 2008 Nissan Sentra when suddenly the car shut down while driving. I noticed the 120 A battery fuse link popped, so I ordered a new one and put it in and popped again. The car ...
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Is it safe to attach a 8.5Amps device to a fuse tap?

Would it be safe to attach a device that pulls max 8.5A according to the manufacterer to a fuse tap? I'm scared that the wire will overload. I have my eyes on a 10A fuse for interior lights to tap ...
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Can I use a fuse tap with an external fuse on the power cable?

I have a power cable for an active underseat subwoofer that I want to attach to my fusebox (corsa d 2008). My plan is to take out a non-important 15A fuse, put it on the fuse tap in the bottom slot ...
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Electrical problems with gauges while fuses keep blowing

I've got a problem with my 2000 Corolla ... my cluster gauges( rev counter, temp, Speedo) as well as my windows (electronic) aren't working and the fuses are popping/blowing. My battery seems to be ...
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40amp protection on 25amp rated wiring?

Q - why is the circuit described below protected with a 40amp fuse when the cable to the motor is 2mm² (I cut a bit of cable out and measured strand thickness and quantity, 37 * .26mm = 1.98mm²) and ...
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100amp fuse continue braking of Toyota Tercel 99

A 100amp fuse on a Toyota Tercel 1999 broke after a mistake on a new battery polarity. It cut all the lights and the wipers. When I just change it (I changed other fuses too) and started the car, the ...
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LED Headlight flickering

I just recently bought an LED headlight set for my 2010 Honda CRV LX. The LED headlights fit perfectly and function properly with low and high beams. The only problem I have is when my CRV is on and I ...
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Blew the fuse for the battery

I have a 2012 Toyota 86 and I accidentally put the negative on the positive and a spark went off and I blew the fuse on the battery. Image below. Look at the little red line that's where the fuse ...
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Best slot in the fuse box to plug a hard wire kit for dash cam

I brought a Pruveeo Hard Wire Kit for Dash Cam and trying to plug it in to my car (Prius C) fuse box. I have a couple of questions regarding this. Should I remove one fuse (Say fuse for the viper) ...
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03’ Dodge Durango brake light, fuse, and dash light issues

I have an 03 Dodge Durango. The driver side break light is out along with the taillights and dash lights. I have replaced the fuse and the bulb socket as well as the bulb itself in the brake light it ...
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Can unplugging a device which is connected to a tapped fuse stop battery drainage?

I have a dashcam installed in my car which gets power from the passenger side fuse box (using a fuse tap). Unfortunately, all of the fuses in the passenger side fuse box are all constant on so the ...
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Dodge 2006 Grand Caravan fuse F6

I have a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan. I'm currently troubleshooting an issue with it not starting. As I was checking the fuses I came across fuse F6. According to the manual it is "12 Volt Out Ignition ...
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car mobile charger blown my radio/ stereo

When I used a Samsung car charger in the cigarette lighter, the power to the stereo (radio) went off. Before that, every thing was OK. So, what went wrong? Suzuki Alto (Japanese) If a fuse is blown,...
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Why do i have running,turn,and flashers but no headlights?

My 1994 grand cherokee has running lights ,turn signals, and flashers,but no headlights,high or low beam. ive replaced the relays in the distribution block checked all fuses. What am i missing or ...
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1993 car battery in backwards

I put a battery in backwards on a1993 Toyota camery and blew the fuel injection fuse and main 100A alternator fuse. I replaced the fuses but my car won't start still. Any help?
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04 durango brake light not working after replacing bulb

The brake light on the passenger side will not work. I've changed the bulb and checked the fuses under the hood. I'm am curious if there are separate fuses for each side or is it one fuse that both ...
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Astra dashboard warning engine light on. Can I check fuses randomly?

My Car Vauxhall Astra Club Twinport, Maual, Petrol, 1598cc, 56 plate is currently showing constant engine light, which means there is some fault, but the car works fine. Using the petal test I got ...
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Dashcam Blown Car Fuse

I have a 2010 Chevy Equinox LT (2.4L / 4 cyl). Recently I bought this dashcam. When I plugged the charger into my 12v cigarette lighter port in the front of my car, plugged the usb in, connected to my ...
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2006 Chevy Avalanche Radio Fuse Location

Where is the radio fuse in a 2006 Avalanche. The manual is below. http://chevyavalancheclub.com/index.php?board=266.0
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Why do newer cars use fuses smaller than in older cars?

They are a variety of fuse sizes in use in automotive applications: (image from Wikipedia by user Havarhen, CC-BY-SA-3.0 license) My 1989 Opel Vectra used regular fuse size, but if I remember ...
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horn fuse blows after charging the battery

I have this interesting problem with my Volkswagen Polo 6R: right after i recharged my Car Battery the fuse of the horn blows. It is happening when i start the car. If I replace the fuse it will blow ...
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2008 Honda civic ex remote locks on same fuse as radio?

My car was recently broken into and my radio was stolen. As a side effect I noticed that my remote locks are no longer working. I replaced the battery in my key to make sure that was not it but am now ...
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What fuse in the 2001 Holden Barina XC controls the reverse lights?

This is in regards to a 2001 Holden Barina XC, automatic, 5 door hatch, although it may apply to other similar models. In the owners manual on the page listing the fuses and their location (chapter 6/...
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Fuel pump fuse location

Where is the fuse for the fuel Pump located in the fuse relay box for a 2004 Dodge Ram 2500? I am trying to find out if I need to change my fuel pump or just the fuse. I am not getting any readings ...
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P2118 Motor Current Range/Performance

We were trying to solve an issue with the taillight on our 2004 Toyota Camry when we saw the check engine light come on. I checked the code and it was P2118. A little backstory: when checking the ...