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How to Fix a Car Horn
You’re on your way to work and all of a sudden - a driver on his cellphone pulls out in...
Signs Your Car Has a Blown Fuse
If you own your car long enough, you can assume that at some point, one or more of your...
Top 5 Reasons Your Windshield Wipers Aren't Working
Good windshield wipers aid safe driving. Torn wiper blades, a bad wiper motor, a blown fuse, or heavy snow may be why your wipers are not working.
How to Inspect Car Fuses
A A fuse is a low-resistance resistor device that protects a circuit from becoming overloaded. It is a short piece of wire that is designed to melt and break apart when exposed to an excess of electrical current. A fuse...
How to Check Your Car Brake Lights
Car brake lights are essential for driving safely. Check the brake lights and brake fuses regularly to keep the brake system working well.
How to Replace an Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Fuse or Relay on Most Cars
Anti-lock brake systems have a fuse that fails if the ABS brake light is on or when the fuse is blown. The wheels may lock up if the ABS fuse is bad.
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.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Horn Switch
If the horn makes no sound or sounds different, or if you do not find any blown fuses, you may need to replace the horn switch.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuse Box
If there are bare wires, loose fuses, or broken wires in the fuse box or the fuses are burning out faster, you may need to replace the fuse box.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuse Box
If there are bare wires, loose fuses, or broken wires in the fuse box or the fuses are burning out faster, you may need to replace the fuse box.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuse Box
If there are bare wires, loose fuses, or broken wires in the fuse box or the fuses are burning out faster, you may need to replace the fuse box.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Anti-Lock Fuse Or Relay
Common signs include the ABS Light turning on, tires locking up regularly, and a blown fuse.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuse
If your car's accessories are shutting off on their own or you find a black fuse, you should inspect the car's fuses and replace broken ones.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuse
If your car's accessories are shutting off on their own or you find a black fuse, you should inspect the car's fuses and replace broken ones.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuse
If your car's accessories are shutting off on their own or you find a black fuse, you should inspect the car's fuses and replace broken ones.
How Long Does a Fuse Box Last?
In In most modern vehicles there are usually two fuse boxes. One is usually mounted under the hood and one is on the driver’s side in the cab of the vehicle. There are so many things in a car that...
How Long Does a Fuse Box Last?
In In most modern vehicles there are usually two fuse boxes. One is usually mounted under the hood and one is on the driver’s side in the cab of the vehicle. There are so many things in a car that...
How Long Does a Fuse Last?
The The electrical system that is on a car plays a large role in ensuring that everything is running efficiently. There are a number of different things in a car that will require a constant supply of electricity. In order...
How to Buy a Good Quality Fuse
Fuses Fuses can be the heart of the vehicle’s power center, keeping everything running correctly by routing electrical power where it belongs. The power center is a vast improvement over the random locations of fuses and relays in vehicles that...
How Long Do Car Lightbulb Fuses Last?
Like Like other electronic systems on your vehicle, your headlights have a fuse that ensures operation, but also protects against voltage fluctuations. A fuse is really nothing more than a bridge – there’s a small piece of metal that connects...

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Wont Start
Make sure the battery cables are clean and tight. You need to make sure you check ALL fuses to see if there are any that are draining the battery. Crank your car for 15 seconds. Do this 3 times. Check...
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Where are the fuses located?
All of your car’s electronic systems use fuses to protect against over voltage situations. If there wasn't a fuse in place, a power surge could destroy an accessory. With a fuse in place, those aren’t a problem. When a power...
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Transmission will not shift out of 1st gear
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2006 GMC Sierra 1500 HD. If your vehicle will not shift out of first gear, the problem is not the fuses. The problem could be a shift solenoid, but more than likely,...
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The headlights malfunction
The bulbs are xenon type bulbs and they will fade away before they burn out. My suggestion would be to replace both headlight bulbs. This way you do not change one and the other burns out in a few weeks....
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The fuel pump is not getting power
If your fuel pump is not getting power on the pink wire when you cycle the key, then you will need to trace the power circuit back to the power supply for the pump. First, check fuse number 23 in...
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The cigarette lighter is not working. What should I do?
You will need to get the fuse replaced if it was blown. If you use a phone charger, it may have blown the fuse if it was shorted. Check to see if that may be the case. If not, check...
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The car has no electrical power at all
Hi. I would recommend to have a technician check for any loose power or ground wiring. There also could be some corrosion present that is blocking the electrical current flow. I also recommend that the technician use a test light to...
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starting issue
The starter's yellow wire will need to be checked for power when you turn the key. If no power is present then you'll need to check to see if the starter relay's 40 amp power supply fuse # 10 is...
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no spark
You'll need to look in the engine compartment's fuse box and check the ENG-1 fuse and all of the other fuses to see if you have any are blown. The crankshaft sensor's pink wire should have ignition switch power at...
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no power to fuel pump
Hi - Check the ignition switch. You are going to have one wire from the fuel pump relay to the ignition switch. As you turn the key on, this is what powers the relay to turn on the fuel pump....
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My car will not start
The radio and no start condition could be two separate issues, or they could both be linked to the totally integrated power module (TIPM). This module is essentially a smart fuse box that supplies power to many of the vehicle's...
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Lights won't turn off
This is an issue with the electronic system, which is controlled by computers such as a (BCM) body control module. The correct voltages and inputs have to be in order or issues like this can happen. The first step is...
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Jumper cable hooked up wrong.
When reversing the jumper cables is the same as reversing the battery cables. It burns up the fuses, relays, electronic circuits and possibly the computer. If the fuses were replaced and everything in the car is working, then either the...
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Ignition fuse keeps blowing
The ignition circuit fuse blowing and the problem with the blower motor are almost undoubtedly not related. In particular, if the blower motor works, on any speed, while at the same time the ignition circuit fuse is blown or otherwise...
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Ignition fuse keeps blowing
You had a good start by tracing the wires and making sure they were clean, dry, and not damaged. To make sure you covered the entire circuit, I recommend you use an official wiring diagram to check this. It is...
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How do I replace the fuses?
Fuses play a critical role in your car, protecting various electronics from the danger of over-powering. Of course, they can and will blow from time to time. When that happens, the system the fuse protects won’t work. The first step...
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How do I replace the fuses?
Fuses play a critical role in your car, protecting various electronics from the danger of over-powering. Of course, they can and will blow from time to time. When that happens, the system the fuse protects won’t work. The first step...
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Horn stopped working.
The horn is powered by the fuse you changed out. The control is the horn button and it goes through the steering wheel and clock spring behind the steering wheel. The horn relay gets power from the fuse and control...
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Horn no longer works
I would recommend first checking fuse #23 in the fuse box which is the fuse for the horn. If this does not solve your problem, I would then suggest testing the horn switch in the pad in the steering wheel....
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Headlights turn on by themselves
Hello. There are only two relays for the headlight control. There may be a problem with the headlight switch malfunctioning. Check to see how long you have the auto shut off timer set to, as it could be set for...

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