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Rad fan control fuses blows

The fuse blows on a very random interval. It can last weeks then let it cool down and you are good for another few weeks. This fuse controls the ABS brakes and the electronic air conditioner. It seems to fail after hours of driving and only on warmer days

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Hi its most likley to be the radiator fan drawing more currant than normall that is not that simple to find as its proberly the windings in the fan its a process of elimanation you can fit an inline fuse in the main feed wire on the fan and see if it blows this first and seen as there is more than one appiance running on this fuse you could dissconnect the air conditions terminals so there is no currant passing through the fuse you can do the same with the abs as the cars computer will reset the system to normall braking system which is perfectly safe but i would expect the abs light to come on if theres a problem with the abs also check the grounding to these applances as bad grounds will cause a high resistance hence blow your fuse yates210456

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