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How to Replace Your Car's Fuse Box
A fuse box organizes all of the car's fuses and sometimes relays as well. A fuse box will usually fail from physical damage or electrical issues.

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2008 Chevy Malibu with 3.6 liter Noah buzzing noise coming from the ECM and no power going to the inside fuse box.
Hi there. Check the battery and see if there is power and a voltage of 12.6. If the battery is dead, then either charge the battery or replace the battery with a fully charged battery. If the battery is fully...
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My SUV can run fine and all the sudden it will act like it's not getting gas and stall out. It will start back up to do the same.
Hello. There are a few things you may want to do that will likely improve engine performance. These would include cleaning the MAF, a new air filter, a new fuel filter, and new spark plugs. All need to be replaced...
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The fuse for dashboard light keep cutting when i replace the fuse after starting the engine it will cut again
Fuses are placed in electrical circuits to protect against a situation where too much current flows through the wires or components on the fused circuit. If there's too much current flowing, due say to a short circuit, that could destroy...
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No power to half my fuses. Car was crunk
If you request an electrical system diagnostic, a certified Mechanic will use the Factory Service Manual wiring diagrams and trace the circuit(s) supplying the "dead" segment of the fuse box back to the source. Obviously, there is a break in...
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Bad Ignition switch Symptoms
If upon actuating the ignition switch you hear "crackling" noise in the dash, that could be due to arcing or a faulty component such as a relay that happens to be in the circuit that you are powering with the...
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Removing the car battery from a 2012 S63 AMG
Hi there. There will be a bolt that is attached to a wedge that is holding the battery in place. The bolt will be next to the battery and the black box. You may have to remove the black box...
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Do you know where the horn relay is located in a 1997 Honda Odyssey?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The main fuse box which houses the horn relay is under the hood to the left (passenger) side of the vehicle. When you remove the lid to the fuse box, turn it over and...
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Cost to change old fuse 2008 Mazda 3
Fuse replacement averages $72 to $91 but you can get an exact quote if you click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's fuse replacement service page. Fuses are located in a variety of spots in the car including in an...
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A clicking noise from the fuse box and my windows work at times and sometimes they don't I just recently bought the 99 Ford f150
The fuse box on this vehicle is know for having internal failures for some circuits for the relays circuit board. The only repair is if fuse box is bad is to replace the fuse box. If you have the circuit...
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Power steering and idling rpm issues - interior fuse box questions.
Hi there. If the car is stalling when turning the wheel sharp in a parking lot, then the power steering pump control valve is stuck and not working under a heavy load. I recommend replacing the control valve. If you...
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How to remove a fuse box from the firewall on a 1988 Chevy S10? The screw was on the box under the dash and will not unscrew.
Hi there. If the screw is just spinning and not coming out, take a pry bar and put it under the fuse box and slightly apply a little pressure to the box and unscrew the screw. Then the screw should...
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Electrical - car battery positive temporarily touched negative - where is the problem?
Reverse polarity, at the battery, in a 12 volt electrical system on a car can cause a variety of effects including damaging the alternator, diodes and the numerous microprocessors on a vehicle such as those in the powertrain control module...
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Battery fully drains within 1-2 days
You will need to scan the body control system to see if the radio is staying powered on after you turn off the truck and exit the vehicle. You can test this by open the driver's door after turning off...
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Hi scott my husband pulled my window fuse out and broke a prong what do i do so i can get that fuse back in there its a 2001 chrys
The first thing to do is to have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to see if the damaged socket can be repaired or the entire fuse box needs to be replaced. In some cases it may be able to...
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Fire in fuse box
Anytime there is a fire in a fuse box it is most of the time caused by loose or corroded connections at the source of the fire. You may have a bad solder joint inside the fuse box that caused...
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I replaced my SM module fuse box relay.Do I have to reprogram it
The SAM will need to be programmed in order to be able to communicate on the network of modules in the car. The dealer module scanner will be needed to do the programming or the module will not work correctly....
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Missing fuse box cover.
Hi there. When it comes to the torque on the spark plugs, most spark plugs are tightened to the stopping point and then an 1/8 turn more. If you need the specs of your spark plug, then measure the treads...
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Car was struck by lightning and won't start
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, there is not a cut and dry answer for your problem. Lightning strikes are not created equal, nor is the damage they cause. You most likely have electrical issues, rather than something mechanically...
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Dashboard and convertible top not working.
Get a test light and put the cable on a good ground (like a clean bolt). Then put the probe end onto the terminals on the fuses and see if the light on the test light illuminates. If the light...

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