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Old 03-10-2010, 07:24 PM   #1
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So I'm tryin to troubleshoot my fuel pump relay power Issue and I looked at my fuse under the hood labeled "main 80A" it looked blown, I tried to remove it and it wouldn't budge. So like a dumbass I grab a pliers and end up busting the plastic of the fuse all to hell only to find out that the fuse is good. Now how dies that fuse cone out? It's like it's glued in there or something!
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fusable links are secured by a bolt on each of the prongs.
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The 80 amp main is held in with a bolt. It’s got a 10mm head and can be accessed under a cover on the side of the plastic fuse box. Unhook the battery before you mess with it.

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Battery is unhooked, I can't believe I tried to yank it with a pliers. I do see the little bolt under the plastic fuse box...
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I too, am stupid.



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So if you were wondering what an 80amp main fuse looks like when you attempt to remove it without taking off the two 10mm nuts holding it on, then wonder no more:



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Yup, that's exactly what it looks like right now, except it's still in the car. Where do I buy a new one and what does it cost?
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I'm pretty sure autozone carries them
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You needed bigger pliers!
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Old 03-10-2010, 11:19 PM   #9
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I shoulda used a slide hammer instead of a pliers.
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BFH Required
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its around 30 bucks or so.
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I shoulda used a slide hammer instead of a pliers.
Wowsers, so that's how you rip lock cylinders out.
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There is a 10mm on each side. I had to unbolt the entire fuse box to be able to reach them.

Thankfully, the fuse was just over $3 at local auto part stores.
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Got a new one today 2.99. At least it wasn't an expensive f up.
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I have list too

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