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Windshield de-icer switch does not work.

Just had windshield replaced at glass shop, and they put in the de-icer model, and replaced the blank in the accessory switch panel with a new de-icer switch, and attached it to the existing plug on the wiring harness. There are 2 lite bulbs in the switch. The 20 amp fuse is in the panel, and the ID lite on the switch comes on, but the 'On' lite on the switch doesn't come on. What else needs to be done to get the de-icer to work? Is there a relay, and how do I find it? Thanks.

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If you had this done, you paid for it to be done right. Take it back and have it redone.

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The fuse box you are looking for is under the hood on the passenger's side. It is a black box roughly 8 inches long and 4-5 inches wide. When you remove the cover, you will see fuses and relays. What you are looking for is the section in the box which has a cluster of 7 fuses. 3 in one row and 4 in the other. On the outer parameter are two relays. The fuses you are interested in are located in the row of 4 fuses, with the two closest to the "L" shaped part of the box. Both of those should be 15 amp fuses.
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Before you start 'modifying' the wiring, firstly make sure that the alternator is emitting enough charge.
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