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Limp mode Ig elec fuse is blowing could this cause the limp mode

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Have to find out why the fuse blows
What is wrong with that circuit
Then you see if you have another problem
causing it to go into limp mode
If you look at a wiring diagram & had a factory
manua,l you could learn the vehicle strategy
Without both, your pretty much done & have to
pay a shop that won't educate you, if they even
have a clue

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