20/amp fuse blown

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LostInSpaceCab
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20/amp fuse blown

Postby LostInSpaceCab » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:28 pm

Taking my p’up out for its monthly run today, and the 20-amp AC fuse failed. Do fuses occasionally fail on these older vehicles? I hesitated just sticking another fuse in, as it’s the greatest amperage in the block.
Should I try another, or just let the circuit remain dead?
'86 TurboD Space cab LS

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puttputtinpup
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Re: 20/amp fuse blown

Postby puttputtinpup » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:30 am

You could try a 20amp blade circuit breaker. They use them in our tractors on some circuits. I'd try to find the short though

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Re: 20/amp fuse blown

Postby Halden » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:23 am

I've had a few fuses blow and then never blow again... I like Andy's suggestion of using a breaker.
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