How to remove a fuse from a 1998 mazda 626 fuse box
For many years, most cars' fuse panels (orfuse boxes) were located under the driver-side dashboard. This began to changefor two reasons: Copper wire costs increased, and more wire was needed with theadvent of advanced automotive electronics. Automaker began to use two or morefuse panels as a cost-saving measure. All the fuses that corresponded tocomponents under the hood were located under the hood instead of inside thevehicle, while other fuses remained inside the cabin. Follow this steps on howto remove the fuses.
1. Raiseyour 1998 Mazda's hood. On the right side, near the battery, is a covered,black box. Unsnap the box's clips and raise the lid. The fuses are arranged inrows for easy service. Regardless of the year or model, Mazda uses thisarrangement. Replace any fuses that are defective. You might have to pull themto see whether they're blown, or you might be able to tell without pulling eachfuse. If the curved metal piece within the opaque molded plastic is broken, thefuse is bad.
2. Unsnapthe lid to the black box on the left side of the vehicle--under the hood,mid-way up the left fender well. This box is the relay panel; it may havededicated fuses inside. Check any fuses there and inspect the relays for burnspots or signs of overheating.
3. Openthe driver's door. Under the dashboard on the left kick panel is a cover.Remove the cover and, with a flashlight, inspect the fuses that are installedthere. Replace any fuses that are defective.
Jan 11, 2011 |
1998 Mazda 626