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No power to ignition switch. All fuses good. ASD power splice good. Battery good. Headlights, interior lights, horn, emergency flashers all work. No power to instrument cluster, multifunction switch, radio, ignition switch. Truck simply shut off while driving(found 40amp ignition fuse blown and 5 amp ASD fuse blown). Replaced and have no power and no start since.

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I would say you have a mains problem?any car that blows a 40amp fuse has a big fault.you have a direct short in the alternator/starter/battery area.take a very close look, as this type of fault will show its face pretty quick, check all heavy wires to and from starter/battery,and if satisafied get the alternator checked as it could be the problem.adrian,,,

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

  • hlexrobert Dec 20, 2010

    truck fixed. Problem ended up being a bad instrument cluster.

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