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When putting fuses in my 98 Explorer I put some in ones that were empty. Now it acts like it has a fuel problem yet my fuel pump is kicking in and I drained the fuel tank.

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While you may not care for what I'am about to say

You have to own an owners manual if you
owner a vehicle

Why---to find out bulb or lamps numbers

Second you should only have a blown fuse
about once every 8 years
Then you need the manual,to find the size of the fuse

To locate the fuse holder you just look
If you can't do that, go to a repair shop

When a vehicle goes down the assy line, not all
fuses are necessary for even place they fit

So basically your lost

You never replace a blown fuse more than once

Then you need to go to wiring diagrams or again
a repair shop

Correct your fuse issues & get back to us

You didn't really tell us the main problem, unless
whatever it is you created

Posted on May 27, 2011

  • mamawicca69 May 31, 2011

    Will not run, turnover. Clea.ned fuel filter, fuel punp still kicks on. Was wondering if putting a fuse in an empty fuse place could make any difference.

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