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Re: Main Fuse [Re: IcePack] #559657
13/02/19 07:54 PM
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Found it, same place as Rog found his. But having cut the cable tie attaching it to the other +ve cables, their is still very little slack to allow access to the fuse.
Cleaned it up with some ACF 50 & put a cable tie around it to hold it together & returned it to it’s original position with a new cable tie. (Stops it contacting the frame)


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Re: Main Fuse [Re: IcePack] #559852
14/02/19 10:27 PM
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I've wrapped a plastic bag around my maxi fuse with a bag of silica gel inside (oh, and a spare fuse) Wether or not i ever remember to dry out the silica gel or not is another question....thjs post has just reminded me !!!!

Re: Main Fuse [Re: IcePack] #559930
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Quote:
I'm reasonably relaxed about this Tom. My Roadster has the main bank of fuses on the bulkhead. Recently I pulled them (eight) and just polished the contacts, which were slightly tarnished.

The bank of twenty fuses under the dash is hard to get at so I only go there when I have to, such as when the horns stopped working.

The single main fuse in the rear cavity I would only check if I was in there.


Thanks Dave. I just realised I hadn't acknowledged your response so apologies for my bad manners. I've realised that this is probably also a feature of my other cars so the only issue is that the fuse may be less protected in the Morgan due to it's traditional construction. I would worry about completely covering it in any way that might trap condensation, so I think the preventative measures are to ensure it is reasonably shielded from dirt and water and then inspect it once or twice a year. Interesting though that protecting the car's electrical circuit might put the occupants at risk if the fuse pops at the wrong time and place!


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Re: Main Fuse [Re: IcePack] #560026
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For remote boat (models) we insert the receiver in a small balloon (like used for birthday by exemple) in order to avoid water inflow.


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