Q: Q: car died while driving

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I was going 70 mph down the hwy and my car died and would not start back up. So I had it towed home and my son discovered the main engine control (15 amp) fuse was blown. He replaced it and it started up fine. What would cause that to blow? Nothing new had been installed or done to it since an alarm before Christmas was installed.

My car has 101000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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