Question about Cars & Trucks
Hi i am working on a mates vt commy i was in the process of changing the positive terminal and found the PEd fuse had burnt out the 15amp fuse i have tried replacing the fuse and connectiing the battery different ways and it does not matter how i connect it it blows the fuse instantly i have looked for a short cuircut but can not locate one i can connect up all parts no sparking or fuse blowing but as soon as power connected to ped blows fuse spaks and so forth the car wont start is there anyone that has an idea how to fix this need the car back on road today if anyone has delt with this before would be appreciated (i was hoping i dont have to get auto elec but my local mechanics have no idea and were not aware on a PED fuse)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Blows fuse wont start
More than likely its being caused by a short-circuit to ground in the wiring in your Cranking Circuit.
If it blows the fuse immediately after installing the fuse, its probably a hot-wire. If it blows it the second you try to crank it over, its probably one of the wires between your ignition and the Starter Relay.
To track down the bad wire you'll need a Wiring Schematic for the vehicle and either a Digital Volt/Ohm-Meter or Test-Light and a basic understanding of wiring which is... honestly a little hard to explain over the internet. However, that is the only course that can be taken without taking the vehicle to a qualified Dealership Technician.
Posted on May 16, 2008
SOURCE: Radio Fuse blows
any time a battery is hooked up backwards anything that contains diodes will have to be replaced.unplug the radio and see if you can put the fuse in without it blowing.when you get the vehicle going have the alternator tested,it also has diode in it.good luck.
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
i have a audi a4 1997 the car wont start the lights on the dash are coming on but when turning the key to start there is no response.i was told its the stater motor so i had that replaced but problem still there
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
Yes I had the same problem. The wires that plug into the sensor at the catatytic converter were rubbing against the drive shaft untill they finally wore through causing the short against drive shaft. repaired wires and it fixed everything
Posted on Mar 25, 2010
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