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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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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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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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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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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Adding 12v anderson connector

I'm looking to add a 4awg cable from the battery up front to an anderson connector at the tail of the truck to provide additional power to my trailer. Normal power draw would be less than 50 amps. I ...
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A little horn sound when I turn the switch in on position

I did not used my Highlander 2008 for last two months, and the battery dropped. I did a few(3-4) times jump start using those gadgets like power banks and it worked. But because I didn't use the car ...
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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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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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Which fuse is assigned for the 2012 VW Passat Infotainment console?

My battery died, and after the jump start the Infotainment touchscreen (radio, cd, GPS, etc) console won't turn on. I suspect the fuse might be burnt. Which fuse is assigned to the Infotainment ...
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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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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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2015 Escape Ford Sync error - What the heck is this error icon?

I have a 2015 Ford Escape with the non-touch Sync. After working sporadically for the past year or so, my Aux input/USB/Bluetooth have completely stopped working. If I press the "Media" ...
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When adding third party accessories, does it matter if I ground them at the same point as existing wiring?

I'm looking at add a hard-wired dashcam to my vehicle. I have the fuse tap ready (And appropriately guarded for now) and am looking at the ground for the hard wire kit. I got in near the fusebox and ...
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Keeway superlight 125

I have a keeway superlight 125cc and for the 2nd time in 3 weeks it died and blew a 20 amp fuse. I think my solenoid is playing up and was wondering if there was a way to bypass it and still have the ...
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98 Camry: Procedure to find root cause of blown tail-light fuse

Question: What are the steps and thought process to determine why excessive current has blown the tail-light fuse? Symptom: night running lights failed to illuminate when engaging headlights. Problem:...
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Ford Fusion 2015 SE 2.5: Amplifier 12Volt wiring from Fuse

Hay friends, I setup a small amp 2x~60 Watt for factory missing 2 rear speakers on Fusion 2015-SE (I added speakers myself) and there might be "~6A" current usage from the amp. I found that ...
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Toyota Tacoma 2007 fuse diagram

I am having bad luck searching online to find a concise fuse diagram for my Tacoma. I am a little frustrated with the abbreviations that are on the diagram on the box cover. In particular, I need to ...
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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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Indicators not working but hazards are. Still doesn't work after replacing fuse

Car Citroen C1 1.0 VT 2009 Symptoms Indicators not working. The stalk does not light up the dashboard lights or the actual indicator lights but pressing the hazard button does work for both. ...
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Given a fuse panel, which way should a fuse tap be facing?

I'm hardwiring my dashcam into my vehicle after getting sick of the power cable dangling down the center. I have everything run, but want to ensure that I am using the fuse tap (pictured below) ...
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Ford Focus 2012 central lock problem

I have a problem with my Ford Focus 2012 with its central lock mechanism. I have replaced the fuses (70,83) but nothing happened. Then I checked all fuses with voltmeter one by one and found that all ...
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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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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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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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Brake lights, but no tail lights

I've got a 2001 WJ 4.0, The right brake light wasn't working, so I installed a new bulb, but I must have done something in the process because now all my brake lights work but I have no running lights....
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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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Car keys off but fuse still lights up the tester when set to ground

So normally when you want to test your fuses, you set the car to on and put the tester clip to ground then put the tester's lead on the fuse. if it lights up then the fuse is working. Well, even when ...
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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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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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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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Is there a fuse that will turn off with a delay after turning off car?

I've installed LED lights in my car and I wanted to find a power source that will let it stay on for a while after turning off my car. I noticed that the power windows still work after turning off ...
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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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Where (and what?) are the fuses in Renault Megane Grande Scenic?

There are some in the glove compartment. There are some 4 or 5 under the drawer under the passenger seat. There are some somewhere under the bonnet I believe. The car manual describes some but does ...
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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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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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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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BMW E90 pre facelift - REST heat button / fuse

In my E90 I have a REST button: It seems not to work, when I press it, the LED won't light and the heating won't work. Could this be a defect fuse? And if yes, which one (could it be 15 and/or 67)? ...
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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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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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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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Fuse box location for 2006 Renault Scenic

I've have a 2006 Renault Scenic 1.6 Liter. I can't seem to find where the fuse box is located as it's not where it says it is in the handbook. The cigarette lighter fuse has blown but cant find the ...
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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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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 ...