ParkAvenue 1997-1999

Fuses

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the trim panels or covers necessary for access to the fuses.
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  3. Locate the fuse for the circuit in question.
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Fig. To access the fuse block, unfasten the plastic panel retaining wingnuts ...



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Fig. ... then pull the lower steering column trim panel away

When replacing the fuse, DO NOT use one with a higher amperage rating.

  1. Check the fuse by pulling it from the fuse block and observing the element. If it is broken, install a replacement fuse the same amperage rating. If the fuse blows again, check the circuit for a short to ground or faulty device in the circuit protected by the fuse.
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Fig. Your vehicle may come with a fuse puller which allows you to easily grip the fuse ...



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Fig. ... and pull it from the block to check if it's blown and in need of replacement



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Fig. Visual examination will reveal a blown fuse, but it should not be replaced until repairs are made

  1. Continuity can also be checked with the fuse installed in the fuse block with the use of a test light connected across the 2 test points on the end of the fuse. If the test light lights, replace the fuse. Check the circuit for a short to ground or faulty device in the circuit protected by the fuse.
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Fig. Typical fuse block identification - fuse locations will vary depending upon the vehicle and option packages

 
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