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How-to » Engine » Starting, Charging & Electrical » How to Replace a Fuse
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Fuse

PARTS
  • Fuse
TOOLS
  • Flashlight
  • Screwdriver
  • 4 more tools
STEPS
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Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.



1
Indentify which electrical part is not working.
2
Using the owner's manual, locate the fuse box. Then, locate the fuse for the part that is not working.
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3
Inspect the installed fuse with a test light by touching each side of the fuse. If it lights on one side but not the other, the fuse is blown.
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4
Remove the blown fuse with the plastic fuse removal tool. The tool is usually located in the fuse box.
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5
Install a new fuse with the same amperage rating.
6
Test the electrical part for proper operation to verify the repair.
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