Introduction

Fuses protect the sensitive electronic systems in your car. When there is a power surge the fuse burns out instead of your expensive electronics. When a power surge occurs, the fuse needs to be replaced to restore proper function.

Image 1/2: Open the hood by pulling on lever by driver's feet. Image 2/2: Then push latch under center of hood to unlock it.
  • Make sure the vehicle is turned off before you attempt to do any work on it. Working on fuses can lead to electrocutions so please take the necessary precautions.

  • Open the hood by pulling on lever by driver's feet.

  • Then push latch under center of hood to unlock it.

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  • Open the fuse box by pushing down on the latch, and lifting up the lid.

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Image 1/1: Consulting your user manual, identify which fuse corresponds to the electrical system that has been displaying the problems. For example, if your electric window opening system has stopped working, consult the user manual and identify which fuse corresponds to the electric window opening system.
  • The various electronic parts in the car require different fuses. Make sure you insert the correct fuse into the correct slot. Consult your user manual.

  • Consulting your user manual, identify which fuse corresponds to the electrical system that has been displaying the problems. For example, if your electric window opening system has stopped working, consult the user manual and identify which fuse corresponds to the electric window opening system.

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Image 1/2: A blown fuse will have a missing bridge and may be discolored. Image 2/2: A blown fuse will have a missing bridge and may be discolored.
  • To remove a fuse suspected of being damaged, grip the selected fuse tightly and pull it straight up.

  • A blown fuse will have a missing bridge and may be discolored.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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