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Re: 2002 Explorer electrical question

By all means change them back to what the factory shows in your manual.
Those higher amp fuses will only do one thing: melt insulation off of wiring
causing major shorts/fire.

"Jonah" <NoSpam4Me@home.Gov> wrote in message
> While looking into an A/C problem, I happened to check the ratings on all
> the fuses in the high current fuse box under the hood. Quite a few of
> them (like 7 or 8) are not the same rating as listed in the owner's
> manual. Could the manual be wrong? I can't imagine someone changing that
> many with different sizes. If I recall correctly, they are all higher
> amps than what is called for. There are also fuses installed in some spots
> that the manual lists as 'Import Only' circuits (like fog lamps) or for
> features that I don't have.
> Other than the A/C problem, everything is working properly. My question
> is, should I leave well enough alone, or should I change the fuses to the
> sizes listed in the manual?

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