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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.
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.
How Long Does a Fuse Last?
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...
How to Set Up a Radar Detector in Your Car
A radar detector can give you early warning when you’re about to enter an area where a police officer is using a radar gun. A radar detector can save you...
How Long Does a Fuse Box Last?
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...
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 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.
How to Remove a CD Jammed in a Car Player
It can be really easy to get frustrated at a stuck CD, especially when you’ve been forced to listen to the same song over and over every time you get...
How Long Does a Cooling/Radiator Fan Motor Last?
The cooling/radiator fan motor is part of your vehicle’s cooling system. It transports heat away and dissipates it into the outside air. The fan motor is the part that actually powers...
How to Inspect Car Fuses
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...
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 front of you. You go to honk your horn...
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.
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.
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 Buy a Good Quality Fuse
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...

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My break pedal and seat adjust switch stop working I checked fuses and there fine
You should check fuse number 1 for late production vehicles and fuse 34 in the engine compartment fuse box to see if there is power to the fuses. Then if you have replaced the blown fuse then try using power...
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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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Heater/AC switch not working or lighting up.
Hi there. The switch cluster could have failed causing the system to not function properly. If the fuses on the inside cab panel are all in working condition, then the switch cluster mother board has shorted out and the switch...
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Ignition fuse keeps blowing, all back lights don't work, gauges messed up, can't shift out of park when engine is on.
The ignition switch is damaged and needs replaced. The contacts inside the ignition switch is are shorting out with itself. This is why the switch has to be in a specific position to release the shift interlock solenoid. If you...
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Car lights come on brakes are stiff not sure electrical on military base but it won't start.
If the lights were on and burning up fuses even up to 30 amps, then there is a major short in the vehicle's wiring system. Check to see what the lights were tied into when the aftermarket lights were installed....
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my right back side lights and blinker are not working. my question is how do i check the fuse
Hello, and thank you for writing in. To check the fuse you must check the electrical resistance, or take a look at the filament inside to make sure it is not broken. This filament is the fine piece of metal...
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I changed the battery and now my windows go up and down by themselves and I have a clicking noise from the door
Hello, thank you for writing in. When these types of electrical issue occur after changing the battery, there may be several things you have to try to rectify the issue. One would be making sure the battery is hooked up...
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Fuse 33
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuse keeps blowing because something in the circuit has failed. Others have experienced the same issue with different errors in the circuit. This particular fuse is related to the radiator cooling fans. The...
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Cant' charge my phone
This is more than likely a blown fuse. There is an interior fuse box located in the drivers side foot well, on the left side, just above the hood release. The corresponding fuse for the accessory port should be listed...
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No power to fuel pump fuse or relay.
Check for a resistance from the relay to the ignition switch with the key on and the relay removed. If the ohm meter reads OL, then the circuit has a break in it and it needs repaired. If the meter...
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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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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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wipers don't respond to my commands. goes on highest speed and doesn't stop unless fuse is out
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue is very likely a fault with the wiper switch. While there can be some electrical testing done to verify this, the switches are known to go bad after being used for that...
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Hello,can you please locate me the relay of the fuel pump of 2005 mini cooper.Thank you!
Hello, the fuel pump relay is located left front strut tower engine area. It is housed in a fuse and relay center. The fuse for the fuel pump relay will be close to the relay. There may be a location...
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Backup lights don't work. Replaced a bad backup switch. When put in reverse the fuse blows.
When the reverse light switch was replaced and the fuse burns instantly when the reverse lights come on, then there is a direct short with the reverse light circuit. Check all of the wiring from the reverse light switch to...
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Power windows, speedometer and windshield wipers no longer working after friends attempted to put in a new radio in my 2000 taurus
All of these systems are powered by different fuses from the fuse box inside the left side of the dash. You will need to test each and every fuse in the fuse boxes both inside passenger compartment and outside in...
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2016 jeep compass fog lights dont come it shows on dash that they are but the lights are not
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few things you can do to track down the issue. Start with checking the fuse. It should be located in the main fuse box under the hood, and the diagram on...
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I have a Subaru Impreza 2009 and the two charger ports do not work as aux and there is no aux cable input even though the radio aux.
Check the fuses with the auxiliary charging ports to see if they have burned. If the fuse is good, then there is an open or short within the wiring to the charging ports. The radio has an auxiliary wire attached...
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Electric windows driver side an passenger side not working stuck down
Hi there - check fuses first for a blown power window fuse. Your vehicle may also have an in-line circuit breaker which pops when the window motor is overloaded. If fuses are OK, listen to hear if the power motor...
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I need the fuse description for my 2010 Ford Expedition.
The information you are looking for should be in your owners manual. The manual will tell you where each fuse box is, describe the circuit each fuse controls and show the amperage rating of each fuse so when they are...

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