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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 23rd, 11, 10:31 PM Thread Starter
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blown fuse

my 68 blows the wiper fuse when you first turn the ign. key on even with the wiper switch in the off position. will even do it with motor unplugged
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 24th, 11, 05:52 AM
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Re: blown fuse

Unplug the switch as ignition voltage comes to the sw and sw applies a dash ground when wipers are turned on. If fuse stays, then bad switch or pinched wire.
Measure short to ground with ohmmeter.
Also, if electric choke is added and power is from the same source, or another electrical device is added to same circuit, fuse would need to be bigger as by design, fuse only handles wiper motor and washer pump.

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Re: blown fuse

Don't know if 68 different from 69 but no power to 69 wiper switch. Sounds like a short in the wire to the wiper motor or additional accesorries added to the wiper circuit.

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