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Old 03-11-2007, 02:14 PM   #1
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We recenty purchased a 2007 HHR to use as a family car & toad. When we read the owner's manual, it stated that a fuse from under the dash had to be pulled each time that we towed the HHR.
I remember reading somewhere that it was possible to put a manual disconnect somewhere in line to eliminate pulling fuses. Seems like it was at the battery.
Can someone steer me as to how & where to install a manual disconnect to eliminate pulling a fuse each time I hook up?
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We recenty purchased a 2007 HHR to use as a family car & toad. When we read the owner's manual, it stated that a fuse from under the dash had to be pulled each time that we towed the HHR.
I remember reading somewhere that it was possible to put a manual disconnect somewhere in line to eliminate pulling fuses. Seems like it was at the battery.
Can someone steer me as to how & where to install a manual disconnect to eliminate pulling a fuse each time I hook up?
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Old 03-12-2007, 06:35 AM   #3
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Magoo, I had to pull a fuse from under the hood on my Saturn Vue. I installed a switch across the fuse terminals.

I removed the fuse, attached a wire to the hot side of the fuse terminal, installed an in-line fuse holder with a fuse rated the same as the original, ran the wire to a convenient location for the switch (on the lower edge of the dash near the driver's door), then ran the wire from the switch back to the cold side of the fuse terminal under the hood. Just make sure the wire and switch are rated to carry the current that the original fuse was rated for.

One of the RV magazines recently featured a switch/fuse assembly that could be plugged in to replace the fuse, but I can no longer find the information. As I recall, they were more expensive than my do-it-yoursef solution and you still had to open the hood to get at it.
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