2008 Ford Expedition-Power Seat Not Working

This 2008 Ford Expedition came in with the power seat not working. testing found that fuse number 45 in the underhood fuse box was blown. The problem was intermittent so I installed a new fuse and marked it’s location on the fuse box cover. The customer was on her way out of town so there … Continue reading “2008 Ford Expedition-Power Seat Not Working”

2003 Chevrolet Express Van-No Crank Condition

This 2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 van with the 5.3 liter engine was towed into my shop as a no crank condition (starter does not work). There were two problems found. The IGN A fuse was blown in the underhood fuse box and the starter was no good. The starter had been replaced the day before … Continue reading “2003 Chevrolet Express Van-No Crank Condition”

2010 Toyota Tacoma IG1 2 Fuse Blows – Battery Goes Dead

This 2010 Toyota Tacoma came in with the complaint that the IG1  No2 fuse would blow sometimes. The IG1 NO2 fuse is located in the interior fuse box behind this panel. After pulling the door open the whole unit can be lifted up and off of the hinge detents. The interior fuse box legend with … Continue reading “2010 Toyota Tacoma IG1 2 Fuse Blows – Battery Goes Dead”

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Emissions 1 Fuse Blows

This 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS came in with multiple complaints including the Emissions 1 fuse blowing in the underhood fuse box. Also there were several codes being set in the PCM as a result, P0030, P0036, P0053, P0054 and P0443. All can be related back to the blown Emissions 1 fuse. Because the Emissions … Continue reading “2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Emissions 1 Fuse Blows”

2007 Chevy Express G1500 Van, Fuse #10, HVAC Fuse Blows

This 2007 Chevrolet Express G1500 van came in with the complaint that the A/C would not work. Neither the blower nor the compressor would come on. Looking at a wiring diagram revealed that fuse number 10 in the interior fuse box supplies power to both the compressor and blower control portions of the HVAC system. … Continue reading “2007 Chevy Express G1500 Van, Fuse #10, HVAC Fuse Blows”

2000 Honda Civic Battery Goes Dead

This 2000 Honda Civic came in with the complaint that the battery would go dead. There was a slight language barrier between myself and the customer so I performed the usual tests to find out what was going on. I checked for a battery drain condition while the battery was being recharged with my battery … Continue reading “2000 Honda Civic Battery Goes Dead”

2008 GMC Sierra Denali, Multiple Electrical Problems

This 2008 GMC Sierra Denali came in with multiple electrical complaints. The blower did not work. The left side stoplight, all left side turn signals, the right side mirror turn indicator. All of the power windows except for the right rear window did not work. There were a multitude of codes scattered through various modules. … Continue reading “2008 GMC Sierra Denali, Multiple Electrical Problems”

2004 GMC Yukon, Power Windows & Seats Inop, Airbag Light Is On

This GMC Yukon came in with the complaint that the power windows and power seats did not work and the Airbag light was on. Checking the fuses found that the SIR or airbag light 15 amp fuse was blown. I also found that the 50 amp MBEC fuse was blown. I replaced both fuses and … Continue reading “2004 GMC Yukon, Power Windows & Seats Inop, Airbag Light Is On”

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT, LBEC2 Fuse #75 Blows

This 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT came in with the complaint that the LBEC2 fuse would blow as soon as it was installed. The owner had tried several with the same result. The two symptoms that the owner noticed that pointed them towards a blown fuse was that the power windows and rear HVAC unit did … Continue reading “2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT, LBEC2 Fuse #75 Blows”

2005 Mazda Tribute, Fuse #3 Blows, No Tail Lights

This 2005 Mazda Tribute came in with the complaint that the tail lights would not work.This same general information would apply to the Ford Escape and the Mercury Mariner of the same era.  A quick check revealed that fuse #3 in the interior fuse box was blown. One of the more common places for a … Continue reading “2005 Mazda Tribute, Fuse #3 Blows, No Tail Lights”