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Old 08-26-2014, 05:35 PM   #1
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Fuse keeps blowing out

I have a 1996 Damon Daybreak. On the drivers side of the coach my overhead outlets don't work. I found that I have a 15 amp fuse that was blown, the writing on the fuse box is so faded that I can't read it. I replaced the fuse when I was hooked up to city power and I get this high piercing sound for a about 10 seconds and the fuse blows again. The sound doesn't stay on long enough to trace it. Help!
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You have a short or shorted component. With no power connect an ohm meter and start taking things apart until the reading drops to zero or nearly so. Thats your problem
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If it is 12 volts place a light bulb where the fuse goes.

Then troubleshoot.
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Old 08-26-2014, 08:21 PM   #4
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The light will glow as it is a 12 volt device with current limiting so nothing should get hurt.

The brighter the light the lower the resistance.

Do not wiggle things as you want to see a change on your action.

Unplug things assigned to the fuse and when the light goes dim you have found a possible cause.

Just grab a clearance light assembly as it has small bulb and wires.

Solder the wires to the ends of the blown fuse and plug it in.
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