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My ignition fuel starter fuse blows 2 to 3 times a day on my 98 dodge stratus!

Ignation fuel starter fuse blows daily!

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Sorry this is not going to make you happy but its a wire shorting out to the negative side of the battery it could be anywhere under the hood, look for any wire that look chaffed, hope this helps regards John

Posted on May 15, 2009

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Check ignition switch fuse. This is a 20 Amps. see that it has not blown. In 2004 Fuse should be nr 8 in the power box under the hood (newer models #24).

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you need a new starter I just went through this problem had my starter changed and have not blown any fuses in days....oh and by the way getting to the starter was not and easy task.

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I'm curious, does this vehicle have an alarm/remote starter? If so I expect the installer didn't wire it correctly ... it was an all too frequent issue, with inexperienced installers we had .... I would first suspect any add-on device first (if any) ... In answer to your question ... I know it does have a relay (Starter solenoid is a relay and built onto the starter) As far as it being a relay or the IGN switch ... I'm skeptical.

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i think you have corroded wires around the fuel pump harness creating a short circuit which is probably blowing the fuse.

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