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The AC fuse blows when I turn on the AC switch. It does not blow when the compressor is un-plugged. There seems to be a fusible link or something in the pigtail connector of the compressor that has ruptured. Could that be my short and can it be replaced.

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I would investigate the fusible link to see if it is intact. Sounds like a problem with the A/C clutch or compressor drawing too much current, which blows the fuse. It would be a open, not a short, unless the wire has power and is touching ground.

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Could be fusible link, my bet is clutch bad

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