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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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1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer AC issue

I have a 1989 S10 Blazer with a 4.3 L V6 engine. It has an AC that is giving me some trouble. Observed Behavior: When i slide the mode selector to any AC mode , it blows the ac fuse. Ive replaced the ...
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Power window switches stopped working 04 Chevy venture

I have a 04 Chevy venture. One day as I was rolling up my driver and passenger window from my driver side switch the driver window went all the way up but passenger stopped like 3 inches from closed. ...
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2013 Ram 1500 right rear break light and turn signal out | truck shakes when going 60MPH+

I have a 2013 Ram 1500 SLT v8 4.7L 2wd truck. The issue that started everything was the radiator exploding under heavy load. Currently, we have fixed the radiator and the thermostat. Completely ...
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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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Connected bad jumper cables to a 2012 Hyundai Accent I was buying and they got really hot and the 20 amp fuse for the radio keeps blowing

I bought a 2012 Hyundai Accent and when I went to pick it up the previous owner said "We will have to jump start it, because it has been sitting for a month". She insisted on using her ...
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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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PCM blew while on fwy. Now blows 1 second after starting

2004 gmc envoy XUV 4.2 Running perfect with NO CODES then PCM-1 fuse blew at 70mph. I replaced fuse, started vehicle, it runs for ONE SECOND and blows the PCM-1 fuse again.
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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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Broken 80 Amp Auxiliary Fuse / Lithium Charging Options

2019 Ford Transit Connect Self built camper Some mechanical knowledge Under the computer, in the engine compartment, I connected an AGM house battery to the 80 amp bolt in fuse. AT some point I did ...
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Shorted battery on 2020 Mercedes A35, now car won't start

I recently had a short happen to me when I was looking at a broken plastic clip on the ECU housing. I was just trying to get the part # to replace it, so I wasn't expecting to work on the car and need ...
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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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Mercedes A35 AMG 2022, short circuit/won't start/no comms with any vehicle modules

I need some help or direction. I recently purchased a salvage a35 which had undercarriage damage. On inspection it appears the wiring cable underneath the vehicle had been destroyed, chafing the wires ...
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Why does my Taillights fuse keeps blowing

'2007 mazda 6 2.3 manual shift Keeps blowing the fuse for the taights
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Fuse keeps blowing, "wrench" light is illuminated, and poor start-up idle and acceleration

A few weeks ago, the check engine light illuminated on my 2012 Ford E-350. My scan tool showed two codes: P2096 "Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1" and P2098 "Post Catalyst ...
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Can't find fuse in Kia Sedona

My 2006 Kia Sedona Carnival has suddenly stopped locking/unlocking with the remote. Battery in the fob is fine. At the same time the radio doesn't work. Fuse on radio is fine. Can't find a particular ...
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2014 Elantra. Put new battery in mechanic checked it over said solid car. Last night coming down I75 everything went out but motor. Now won't start?

2014 Elantra..Put a new battery in a few weeks ago and a mechanic checked everything and said it's a solid good car. Last night I was coming down I75 and everything shut off/went out but the motor ...
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Heard bang while driving, car wont start

I heard a bang right after shifting gears and I suddenly lost power to my radio and power steering. My engine was still running fine after the bang. But when I shut it off I couldnt start it again. ...
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Fuse will not go in completely

I just bought an 2012 charger. The drivers headlights went out. Dealership said it is not the bulb but the headlight assembly. Research shows the part is $60-$100. Dealership wants $2000. I on chance ...
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Fuse for reverse light

I have a 2010 GMC Terrain that both reverse lights don’t work. I can’t seem to find what fuse to look for.
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2021 Toyota Venza Lighter Fuse Location

I had a radar detector hooked up to cigarette lighter outlet when all of a sudden the outlet lost power. I tested with other 12V cig cables to confirm and it indeed has no power. As the first step in ...
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2022 Ford Edge fuse tap

I can get the fuses out, and even put the a new fuse in, however i can not they the fuse tap to push in the slot? It is the same size, both micro 2 fuses come out and go in easily no explanation why I ...
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I have Honda Accord 2018 Touring , Navigation Display Screen not working

I have Honda Accord 2018 Touring, my brother mistakenly reversed the connections to the battery terminals and now the the Navigation display screen won't power on.
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I have a distribution block buried under my center console. Would getting 12v from that line vs directly from the battery present any fire hazard?

My car has an unfortunate lack of always-on 12v power points -- something I'd like to remedy. I want to add a new powerpoint in my center console hooked directly to an always on source, eg: the ...
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Fusible Link vs Fuses

Problem: I have some voltage drop between the battery positive and the alternator. I'm planning to solve it by replacing the wire. I would like to build my own cable and upsize the wire for future ...
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Why don't cars have circuit breakers instead of fuses?

While there are exceptions the majority of cars use fuses instead of circuit breakers to protect electronics and I'm wondering why circuit breakers are not more widely used. Is it practicality, cost, ...
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2008 Mercury Mariner 3.0 Fuse #26 blowing intermittently

Looking at the owners manual fuse box diagram it's the PCM Mil but I suspect that there's more on that circuit. Having an odd intermittent fuse blowing and it seems to be sitting at a light or even ...
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Prevent inline "waterproof" fuses from corroding

I recently bought a used aluminum boat that has 12v wiring for lights. The wiring has inline "waterproof" fuses similar to this: https://www.princessauto.com/en/in-line-fuse-holder-with-led-...
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2000 Mazda protege the efi fuse blows out

Fuse blows out as soon as the key is in the on position. I have unplugged all the fuel injectors and the fuel pump at the tank and still blows the fuse. I'm not sure if I have the correct relays for ...
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Should 7.5A "Air Con" circuit draw amps while vehicle is off?

I believe that my truck (1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.6L) has a parasitic draw issue. Was going through the fuse box checking voltage, the "Audio" 15A circuit had full voltage, which I believe ...
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Golf 7 key stolen, which fuse to remove to disable car key reprogramming?

My Golf 7 key was stolen. I have reprogrammed my keys to disable the stolen one. The thief could still reprogram the stolen key as he can open the door using the hidden emergency door lock. Which fuse ...
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Left front headlight on a 2023 crv does not turn on. Anyone knows the fuse location. Hondas manual does not show it

Need location for the fuses that control the left front headlight on a 2023 Honda crv.
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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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Replacing a boat's blown CDI fuse

Just rebuilt most of a 2 stroke jet boat. (if you need / want any boat details, see: this thread) Yesterday, she fired right up no problem, today she won't even turn over. After some basic ...
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Fuse will not stay in slot

I have a 2001 Ford expedition the Eddie Bauer edition four wheel drive the fuse for my power brakes is really loose and won't stay in the slot I've been having brake problems and I was it was ...
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2014 VW Touran 1.6TDI 1T3 UK Windscreen Washer Motor Fuse

I'm trying to find the fuse for my windscreen washer pump motor on my right-hand-drive, but the manual states that the fuse schedule is not available at time of print. The Haynes manual shows only ...
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Is it ok to pull the immobiliser fuse for extended periods of time (Nissan Micra K12)

I have a 2006 Nissan Micra K12. The battery is being drained, which I tracked to the immobiliser fuse. Multimeter showed 0.08amps with fuse in and only 0.03amps with the fuse removed. I don't want to ...
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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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Fuse failing to make contact

Good afternoon all The sports exhaust valves have recently been failing on my 2016 BMW M2, upon further investigation, I've found that the bluetooth unit that speaks with the remote control for the ...
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Fuse for gauge and button lights in Toyota Sienna

When I turn on the head lights in my 2014 Toyota Sienna LE, the gauge lights, AC button lights in the front and the second row no longer turn on. Lights such as tire pressure low indicator, ...
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Fuses for clock and remote key entry in Subaru Outback 2016

What are the fuse number(s) for the clock and remote key entry in a Subaru Outback 2016 2.5 CVT Premium (USA)? The Subaru reference material is to vague too answer this question.
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Preventing Car Theft by Removing Fuses

My car was recently stolen in the middle of the night, and I just bought a replacement. I'd like a simple, cheap way of disabling the vehicle, and I was thinking of doing something like just pulling ...
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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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Question about cigarette lighter voltages/currents

My motorcycle of course has a 12V battery. I have been informed that the OEM Honda cigarette lighter is wired with an "inline 1A fuse". I'm considering ordering a phone charging USB adapter ...
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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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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited turn signals and emergency flashers not working

I have replaced the relay in the dash. Also replaced the combination lever on the steering wheel and also put brand new tail lights in with new bulb sockets and lights. Nothing works. Another problem ...
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What's the correct fusing for a headlight relay?

Summary of the situation: I have a 1975 Ford truck that suffered from the "Ford flashing headlight problem". The factory wiring uses 18ga wires over a very long path and through an under-rated ...
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2003 Mini Cooper S headlight not working

I have a 2003 Mini Cooper S, the main near side headlight is not working. The rest of the lights on the near side work. I have changed the bulb, and I have swapped the ballast over with the offside ...
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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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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 ...