You know your car has blown a fuse if whatever the fuse is for suddenly quits working. For example if your radio is playing and for no reason quits it may be a fuse has blown.
Tail lights are usually on the same fuse with interior lights and dash lights. That is so you will know when the fuse is blown. Brake lights are usually on a different circuit. If a fuse is blown, try to figure out the cause rather than just replacing the fuse.
Pull it out an look at it. Most of the time you can easily see it is blown. If not check it with an ohm meter.
Put a continuity check on it. This can be done with an ohm meter. If there is no reading then the fuse is open.
You can easily replace it but you need to know why it blew in the first place. All fuses are marked on the fuse box or in the drivers manual as to which circuit they protect. Determine which circuit that blown fuse protects and inspect that circuit for troubles.
the amp wont work.Check the power fuse first.If this is ok, there is generally another fuse inside the amp that will need checking
IS THE FUSE IN IT BLOWN? If not get a battery and a test light. You will probably have to cut the fuseable link out. touch one wire end to the battery and make a circuit with it, if the test light doesn't light up and the fuse isn't blown it is bad
if you know what fuse it will be blown if you look at it the small wire inside will be broke may even blacken the sides if not get a haynes manual from and local car shop and there will be diagrams in there for you to find the right fuse that may be broken but the biggest give away is that what ever it fuses wont work !
your fuse is blown. car manufacturerers make the dash lights go off when the tail light fuse blows so you know it is blown.
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It is important to know when car parts quit working, and why. A faulty voltage regulator, blown fuse, or the wiring to the battery can cause this problem.?æ
The most likely cause is the blower motor, if you unplug it and the fuse doesn''t blow you will have an answer.
Check each fuse with a continuity tester - Set to OHM's Remove each fuse and connect leads to fuse - a good fuse with show continuity "0" resistance while a bad fuse will show "Infinity" resistance
Read your user manual
take the fuse out and look for the filimate to be broken or take a 12 volt test light and with the car switched on check both ends of the fuse if only one end lights up then the fuse is blown.
take it off and test it with a volt meter.
The plastic body of a fuse is translucent - allowing you to see the metal 'connector' between the 2 legs of the fuse.When a circuit suffers an overload, it's that middle section that literally melts, thus breaking the connection.A blown or 'gone' fuse, 95%+ of the time is easily recognized.There are times it is not readily evident the fuse has blown. In that case, either resort to a tester, or just put a new fuse in.There are pictures in the Owners Manual and more information about fuses.See "Related Questions" below for more
Accessory Fuse. If you have a manual, it'll tell you exactly which access. fuse it is if you have more than one, otherwise, resort to the old pull and look method. In case you don't know how to tell if the fuse is blown, there's a metal arch in the fuse, and if the arch isn't complete, the fuse is blown.
Check the power to the relay in the frivers side rear wheel well, and the voltage to the motor. I don't know where the fuse location for the motor power is ?
Sounds like, though unlikely, you have 2 blown fuses. I don't know a lot about Dodges but I know on Chevy and Ford the instrument lights and brake lights are on 2 separate circuts but I would check the fuses first. If you pull the fuse and you are not sure if it's blown, just replace it as sometimes it is hard to see if the fuse has actually blown or not.
Swap a "dead" light with one that you know isn't blown. Jiggle the connectors/wires. See if you have a blown fuse (box will be under hood, or under steering column). Use a volt meter to check for power on the headlight fuse.
Either the fuse has blown or there is a burnt connection at the lighter socket. If the fuse is blown, you could be overloading the socket. You should consider putting in an additional socket on a separate fuse.
Use a multimeter to check if the fuse is still conducting current. Set the multimeter to read Ohms and place one lead on one end of the fuse. Put the other lead on the other side and see if there is a reading. If there is, the fuse is whole. If there is no reading, the fuse is blown.
It is important to know what causes things to stop working within a car. A blown fuse or bad wiring can cause the key and headlight chime to stop working.
I had this problem in my 1998 Honda Prelude. The brake fuse light may be blown out. Under the hood in my Prelude, there is a black box. Open it and check for a brake fuse that may be blown. I think there was some wording on the box for me such as "Light" for me to distinguish the right fuse. The tiny wire inside the fuse will be split in half, so you know that it is the one that is blown. I bought some new fuses at Pep Boys and changed it. Now my brake lights work.