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1995 lincoln town car keeps blowing #18 fuse . also has a burnt wire odor inside the cab. I know there's a short to ground but where would i start?

I've checked the clock connection. On this fuse i know it has the instrument cluster,clock a/control module, radio and diagnostic connector. I was just wondering if there were other lincoln owner that could shed light of common problems. I did a voltage drop and load on altenator . All fine

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Finding The Source Of Electrical Shorts In Your Car
This is the easy way to find shorts !

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  • Jeff Armer Apr 30, 2017

    The alternator has nothing to do with this problem. The ETAC module is the heat / A/C control module , control panel ! Disconnect these componets an see if the short goes away .When disconnected check B+ voltage circuit to ground an see which circuit is shorted , Leave the fuse out . Do you know anything about automotive electrical trouble shooting .



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