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Old 05-09-2015, 10:56 AM   #1
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Question Stop pulling fuses switch

I've searched and read several threads on this topic and know I can buy pre-made kits to prevent fuse pulling or make my own. I have a 2012 Buick Enclave which requires pulling two switches one of which is a 50 amp. Both of the 50 amp kits I looked at have a separate 2 amp fuse on a grounding wire while the small fuse kit does not. My question is for those of you who have done your own, what is the purpose of the 2 amp fuse and where does it go in the circuit. Thanks in advance.

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Old 05-09-2015, 08:28 PM   #2
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The fact that you called it, "a separate 2 amp fuse on a grounding wire." sounds like it protects any current from flowing from the switch to ground. The small fuse kit has no such fuse shielding to ground.


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Old 05-15-2015, 05:53 PM   #3
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May I suggest a less expensive alternative? I Have a 15 GMC Acadia which is mechanically identical to Enclave. I have to pull the 50 amp "batt 1" fuse under the hood: doing that keeps from running the battery down and prevents mileage from accumulating while towing. Much easier to do if you go to an auto parts store or the dealer and get a high profile fuse. It's about a quarter of an inch taller and you can easily grab it with you fingers and pull it out.
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