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If the fuse is labelled F it is fast-blow or T OR S it is slow-blow, the letter should be on the metal cap on the ends of the fuse.
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Why does a fuse blow out on a television?

Answer . \nFuse's are used to limit electrical current to a "safe" level within an electrical appliance. Since the fuse has blown it indicates that something as happened within the television which is causing it to draw an excessive amount of electrical current. The most likely cause is that a (MORE)

Why does Fuel pump fuse blow?

a short in a wire...likely a pinched wire in the line ..check all wires from pump back the panel......all the best .......buddy mack.

Why does my Radiator fan fuse blows?

Answer . Make sure it is turning freely, and not binding. Spin the blades and listen for the noise of worn bearings. If it blows the fuse as soon as it comes on, it may be a defective motor or a short in the wiring. If it blows after running for awhile, the motor is overheating and needs replaci (MORE)

Fuse blowing on ford 1995?

Answer . Which fuse is blowing. You need to be a little more specific so we can help you. . the ignition fuse under the hood

How many second it takes the fast blow fuse to blow?

The time it takes for a fuse to blow, either "fast blow" or "slow blow" is determined by the design of the fuse and is described in a table or graph provided by the manufacturer. In general, the higher the applied overload current, the faster the fuse will blow. Fast blow fuses can open in milliseco (MORE)

Why do car fuses melt and not blow?

The fuses are made of either a solder/lead type mixture, or it's athin wire, the thickness makes the fuses melt at a faster or slowerrate when they get hot from a "short" or too much draw for thecircuit. When a fuse "blows" is just a saying. But if you put alarge enough "short" on a fuse it will se (MORE)

Why does a fuse blow?

A fuse blows when the current draw of the circuit is greater than the capacity of the fuse.

How does a fuse blow?

A fuse is a safety device that can only handle a limited amount of electricity. If too much power goes through that electrical circuit, either through draw (too many things plugged into one circuit) or a power surge, the wire inside the fuse that carries all the electricity to that circuit will melt (MORE)

99 Camaro blows fuse?

Which fuse is blowing - please be more specific as there are more than one fuse controlling many aspects of the car's electrical systems.

Why does your oven keep blowing fuses?

If an oven keeps blowing fuses it points to an electrical problem.This problem could be with the oven itself, it may be something inthe house. In either case, you should have the wiring checked out.

Why does fuse 15 keep blowing?

Either you have a loose cable, a short somewhere or the wrong fuse. Do not change fuse rating other than what it specifies to.

What is the Characteristic of slow blow fuse?

It depends on the precise type of slow blow fuse, but in general terms a fuse with a slow blow characteristic will take longer to operate (blow) at high overload currents than one with a normal characteristic. For low overload currents it will operate in about the same time as a normal fuse.

Why does my Porsche keep blowing a fuse?

Blown fuses generally indicate a short in the wiring. Sometimes the component that the wire is going to is shorting out. If the specs call for a certain rating of fuse, say 15 amps and you put in a smaller capacity fuse, like 5 amps it will keep blowing because you have the wrong fuse installed.

Why do fuses blow?

Fuses usually blow because something powered by them draws too much power. -The solution is to fix the fault, NOT to fit a bigger fuse as I have seen some people do.

What causes fuses to blow?

An overload of electricity. Fuses are intended to be the weak link in case of an overload so they can be easily replaced. Otherwise the break would occur elsewhere and be more difficult to fix, and may even cause a fire. Fuses serve one purpose and one purpose only. They are there to protect the w (MORE)

Difference between slow blow fuse and fast blow fuse?

Slow blow Fuse that can withstand a heavy current (up to ten times its rated value) for a small period of time before it opens. Normally used for inductive loads like fans, transformers, etc. Fast blow Fast-acting fuses have no intentional built in slow-blow and are used in circuits without t (MORE)

Why does wiper fuse keep blowing?

If your wiper fuse keeps blowing, there is either a short or a "dry connection" in your wiring, or the earth/ground wire isn't making a good contact, try getting a wiring schematics/ diagram and check your wires for any sign of shorting out or corrosion damage. Never put in a larger fuse as this wil (MORE)

Camry horn fuse blows?

"Blowing" Fuses . Fuses and Circuit Breakers are safety devices designed and installed in electrical circuits TO PROTECT the conductors [wires] from short circuits and overload conditions which can cause extreme overheating which can result in damage to the conductors, and worse the possibility of (MORE)

What is a quick blow fuse for?

If you have something that's sensitive to overcurrents/overloads, then a quick fuse will offer better protection. If you have something that occasionally might pull more than its rating for a short while, then a slow fuse is a better option. It'll allow short overloads while still blow if something (MORE)

And what you have to do if you blow the fuse of the power steering?

No fuses in POWER steering, power comes from a hydraulic pump. if your power steering isn't working folow the column through the firewall and to the sttering box, hoses from the sttering box will attach to a pump and reservior tank and probaly be driven by a belt on the engine. make sure the oil lev (MORE)

When a fuse blows?

When a fuse blows, you should replace the fuse and check to seewhat might have caused it to blow. It's a sign that there might besomething causing too much current to flow in the circuit.

Why does fuse blow in Cadillac?

Fuses blow, in any application, when the current in the circuit exceeds the limit preset by the fuse selection. It is also possible, if the fuse terminals are corroded, for heat to be generated, causing the fuse to melt, giving the appearance of having blown.

What happens when a fuse blows?

When a fuse blows, it essentialy breaks the circuit. So the current can no longer flow, this is used as a safety measure.

Why is your grizzly blowing fuses?

Fuses That "Blow" Repeatedly . Without being able to "hands on" troubleshoot the circuit served by the repeatedly blowing fuse, no one can identify the specific cause/defect which is causing your problem. . The following generic answer applies to any electrical circuit, whether in a vehicle o (MORE)

When a fuse blows. What do you do?

When a fuse blows, replace it with an identical [sameAmperage rating] new fuse. If the replacement fuse also blows, then that is an indication thatthere is either a short circuit condition in that circuit or youhave an overload condition due to too many electricity-usingdevices connected to that (MORE)

Why does your 750 fuel fuse blow?

Fuses That "Blow" Repeatedly Without being able to "hands on" troubleshoot the circuit served by the repeatedly blowing fuse, none of us can identify the specific defect which is causing your problem . Therefore, the following generic answer can be applied to any electrical circuit , whethe (MORE)

Why does the fuse in your scooter keep blowing?

Answer 1 Because, in the particular circuit or wiring, the current in that area has exceeded the current rating of the fuse. Don't put in a larger rated fuse as this could cause wires and parts etc to get overheated, melt etc. A Short (two wires touching or a pinched wire to the frame) is most like (MORE)

Why does Fuse blows when blinkers and brake on?

Answer 1 - Fuses That "Blow" Repeatedly Without being able to "hands on" troubleshoot the circuit served by the repeatedly blowing fuse, none of us can identify the specific defect which is causing your problem . Therefore, the following generic answer can be applied to any electrical c (MORE)

Why do your auto fuses keep blowing?

could be that the regulator in the alternate is failing and causingpower surges in the electronics and the fuses are blowing toprevent damage to the device and vehicles wiring.

Can fast blow fuse used in place of slow blow fuse?

No. A slow blow fuse is intended to survive a short overload from the startup of a piece of equipment, usually a motor or power supply. If you use a fast blow fuse in this application, it will tend to blow unexpectedly. Motors usually pull four times their rated running current on startup, but on (MORE)

What does a 4a 250v slow blow fuse normally LOOK LIKE and Is it supposed to look like a fast blow with a bead of solder in the middle?

The information of, if the fuse is a slow blow or not, is printed on the fuse. In electrical terminology it is known as a time delay fuse. Smaller glass envelope time delay fuses will have a spring mechanism that can be seen through the glass envelope. Time delay fuses are used in circuit that have (MORE)

What if house fuses blowing?

If a fuse in your home keeps blowing it can be caused by several things. Most often it is because that circuit is being overloaded. There is simply too many things pulling power on that circuit. It can also be caused by a short in the wiring somewhere. Can also be an appliance is defective. Can also (MORE)

When a fuse blows .?

you should replace the fuse and check to see what might havecaused it to blow . it's a sign that there might be something causing too muchcurrent to flow in the circuit apex ; ) .

What is a short blow fuse?

Short blow fuse=Fast-blow fuses . Fuses are often characterized as "fast-blow" or "slow-blow" |"time-delay", according to the time they take to respond to anovercurrent condition. Fast-blow fuses (sometimes marked 'F') openquickly when the rated current is reached. Ultrafast fuses (marked'FF') are (MORE)

Can you replace a fuse slow blow with a fuse fast blow for TV?

No, the fast blow fuse will blow the instant that the TV is turnedon. Slow blow fuses are designed to tolerate short duration inrushcurrent surges of several times their rating and not blow. Fast blow fuses are designed to blow as soon as the current exceedstheir rating. TV's (and many other elect (MORE)