Introduction

Fuses are used in electronics to protect electrical components from being exposed to excess current from the power supply. The fuse melts during a surge and breaks the circuit to protect the valuable electrical component. The element associated with a blown fuse will be disabled until the fuse is replaced.

Turn off the vehicle before beginning the fuse changing process to avoid electrocution. Pull on the lever by the driver's feet.
  • Turn off the vehicle before beginning the fuse changing process to avoid electrocution.

  • Pull on the lever by the driver's feet.

  • Move to the front of the vehicle.

  • There is a latch below the center of the hood, push it to the left.

  • Lift the hood and support it with the hood strut.

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Locate the fuse box on the driver’s side of the hood compartment.
  • Locate the fuse box on the driver’s side of the hood compartment.

  • Disengage the latch located on the side of the fuse box.

  • Swing the lid open.

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Referencing the manufacturer's exterior fuse box diagram, identify the fuse that needs replacement.
  • Referencing the manufacturer's exterior fuse box diagram, identify the fuse that needs replacement.

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Carefully remove the fuse that corresponds to the electrical failure in the vehicle. Check for damage or discoloration in the fuse.
  • Carefully remove the fuse that corresponds to the electrical failure in the vehicle.

  • Check for damage or discoloration in the fuse.

  • Replace the damaged fuse with the new fuse.

  • Close the fuse box.

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Conclusion

To reassemble, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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