Fuses

melting-point metal strip, in a glass tube or plug-in plastic cartridge. These fuses are located in a fuse block under the dash or behind a kick panel. Most circuits - other than the headlamp, starter, and ignition systems - receive power through the fuse block. Battery voltage is supplied to a buss bar in the block. One end of each fuse is connected to this bar, the other end to the circuit it protects.

Fuse ratings range from 0.5 to 35 amps, but 7.5 -amp to 20-amp fuses are most common.

Fuses are the most common circuit protection device. Fuses have a fusible element, or low-

1. Turn off all electrical components and the ignition switch before replacing a fuse. Do not exceed the fuse amp rating.

2. Always use a fuse puller for removing and inserting a fuse. Remove and insert straight in and out without twisting. Twisting could force open the terminals too much, resulting in a bad connection.

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