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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Are there separate fuses for each window in my 2007 Nissan Titan?

Last night my passenger window didn't roll up after rolling it down part way. This didn't surprise me as it had been moving sluggishly for a few weeks now. What did surprise me though was that now. ...
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Engin dies when turning on Right turn signal

2002 Tacoma- Engine dies when right turn signal and fan is running. Without the fan on I can use the blinker and flashers no problem.Have checked all fuses and relays all good. Any ideas what could be ...
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Cigarette lighter fuse repeatedly blows when connecting car inverter

I was using this car charger to charge my MacBook Pro from past two months without any issue in my Swift Dzire 2012 model. Today, I connected two laptops at the same time using a multi socket ...
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94 head gasket replacement now my car wont start

I replaced my head gasket and once I got to putting everything back together my car wouldnt start it wont crank and I have no power going to my car and suggestions
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Why are there multiple Pgm-fi fuses in a fuse boxes?

I’m just looking at the fuse diagram for 1996 to 2000 Civic which is the second part in the link: https://honda-tech.com/how-tos/a/honda-civic-fuse-box-diagrams-374430 I notice the pgm-fi exists in ...
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Trailer Electrics - Advice Needed (Rear Tail Light)

Got a horse trailer, which seems to blow the fuse in my car for the 'Right Hand Tail Light'. When using the trailer, it will blow the fuse (not right away), knocking out the rear tail light on my car, ...
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Missing fuse cause of no A/C?

2011 Hyundai Accent I don't know much about cars, so I'd like someone to tell me if this missing fuse could be causing the AC to not activate. It's already been to a mechanic, so I assume they checked,...
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Connecting Fuse Tap to another Fuse location

This question is similar to can i split off another circuit from fuse box to run power to cigarette lighter?, however I want to know the mechanics of mismatching amperage when it comes to fuse tapping:...
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Occasional EFI fuse blowing while starting to move (eg: traffic signal)

My car is currently in workshop..!!! It was going off sometimes when you start moving from a traffic signal, and we found out the EFI fuse was blown and it happened again after I replaced the fuse, ...
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Fuse box in fiat 500e 2017

The fuse box in fiat 500e 2017 sport package with no panorama, does it required that the box must be full of fuses or it’s normal that there is empty places? As shown in the picture below
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What Would Cause Only One Headlight to Work at any Given Time?

Say a vehicle has two working headlight bulbs. We confirm that the battery gets power to both bulbs and have seen both operating individually. What would be some reasons that only one bulb works at ...
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Could corroded or incorrectly soldered battery teminals cause parasitic drain?

One of my friends has a 2007 Lincoln MKX that's been having some electrical issues lately, the battery drains to dead overnight. It's been looked at by several people (including dealership), the ...
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My car wont start and is silent when turning ignition, but lights, radio etc will come on. What is the most likely culprit?

When trying to start my car the lights, radio, and all auxiliary components will turn on, but the car is silent and not trying to turn over. However, if I shift my car out of park and back into park a ...
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Tail light fuse blown only when raining

I'm going to disassemble the left and right tail light assemblies to see if any signs of water. Does water have to get into contact with the tail light bulb connector to cause a short? I'm wondering ...
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Can all fuses be pulled by force?

Here is a pic of my cars fuse box. Sometimes when Im pulling it feels like something may be screwed down underneath and I may snap it. I know that all the small fuses and medium see through box ...
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Fuse won't push into slot

Why won't my fuse push into its slot? Yes I'm using the correct fuse but it is very loose and won't snap in. This for my 12V plug in the trunk of my 2007 Jetta. Also, a put a new fuse in for the ...
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56 plate fiat punto grande main beam won't work but hight beam will

Hi I don't no if I will get any advice I got a car to mess about with just to learn about cars a bit more and the main beam will not work but the high beam does I have checked all the fuses and none ...
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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 ...