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Replacing a Blown Automotive Fuse


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Under the Hood Fuse Box
Outside fuse box.

2nd fuse box under the hood.

Matt Wright
Many cars these days have a second fuse box under the hood. It's usually very easy to find and get to, with a nice diagram on the top telling you what fuses are inside. In addition to the regular blade type fuses, you might also see some really big fuses that protect your car's entire electrical system.

The procedure for replacing a fuse under the hood is the same as under the dash. Find the fuse that's blown, pull it out, install a new one. Now put the cover back on and let there be light, or stereo, or turn signals ...

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