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Why am I continually blowing 3 amp fuses upon energizing the unit?

I purchased this from an individual who decided not to install this. All components were new in the box. I followed the step by step instructions pertaining to the install.

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  • Butch Toll Apr 26, 2015

    Short found to be coming from somewhere in the control module. Unfortunately for me the short circuit was found to be the main control board. Realizing there was in fact a short circuit stemming from the control board I attempted to verify by unplugging and then re-plugging everything to test for issue. With everything unplugged from the board I replaced the blown fuses and plugged the unit in to test the board, and immediately blew both fuses. From there I knew I didn't need to plug anything back in. Thank you for your assistance.

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Put a multimeter on the out let side of the fuse holder to earth and check for a short circuit
If you get a resistance reading then maybe the fuse size is incorrect
contact the manufacturer service division on line and get the correct fuse size for the application

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