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Set the multimeter for the "buzz" mode. This mode checks for electrical continuity. This means that the multimeter checks to see if there is a path for electricity to pass through. Some multimeters indicate it with a buzz, others with a light. Put one lead at either end of the fuse, and if the indicator (buzz or light) goes off, the fuse is good. If it doesn't go off, the fuse is broken. If you don't know how to set your multimeter on that setting, or it does not have one, set the multimeter to measure resistance. If the fuse measures a really small resistance, it is good. If it measures at a really large resistance, it is broken.

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Q: How can you measure a time delay fuse with a multimeter to determine if it is good or bad?
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