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Old 05-08-2007, 08:33 PM   #1
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Question My A/C fuse keeps blowing!

Hey all,

I'm new to the site and I'm hoping I can pick your brains.

The 10amp fuse to my A/C keeps blowing! This is the fuse located in the fuse panel under the hood. All the other A/C fuses are fine.

What's the deal? I've never had this issue before. One day the A/C is working like a champ then the fuse blows. Why?

I've replaced the fuse twice now and the A/C will work until I turn off the engine. Once I fire it up again and press the A/C button there's no cold air and the fuse is blown. I truly hope there isn't a serious electrical issue.


Thanks for your help and suggestions!

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Old 05-08-2007, 09:47 PM   #2
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bad ground????
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bad ground????
hhmmmmm? I can do some checking. Perhaps a body ground is lose? Battery Ground? My SVT Focus is bone stock and I've never put a wrench to it...yet.
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yeah, it sounds like you have some current leakage and your a/c unit is pulling more than the fuse can handle. check the whole wire, not just the connections, you could have a skinned or burnt wire that is causing the current leak
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It's fixed! I traced the A/C wires from the A/C compressor and about 5 inches into the loom the wires had kinked. This caused the insulation on both wires to wear. So, the wires were touching causing a short. Problem found and solved! So, check your A/C connections/wires because this looks like a factory made weak spot.
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