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thanks for the help everyone and the shack part # ...ofcourse i broke my module trying to get the darn fuse out so im getting another module. thanks again for all the help !!!
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With the decline of Radioshack, I'm looking for a different model for the fuse. It looks like this one from Micro Center will work but I wanted to make sure, and others on here may want to know in the future as well.
http://www.microcenter.com/product/4223 ... off_-_Fuse
(Part Number NTE8125 at Micro Center if the link doesn't work.)
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I've used that one from Micro Center. It has lower max surge and operating temps, than selections available on the internet, but its working. Tip: slways start the blower and run it on high first for a while to overcome any initial resistance at the bearings.
I also ordered a packet of higher temps Chinese thermal fuses and have them in reserve. I had earlier removed the blower and lubricated bearings and it spun very nicely, but over time the fuse blew again. It's simpler to replace the fuse than to R&R the blower.
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Never crossed my mind to run it on high first. The reason does make sense though. I can't imagine it would hurt.
88 XR4Ti - mono white T5, someday to be bi wing
89 Scorpio - waiting on some parts before it hits the road again
88 XR4Ti - mono red C3, parts car
used to own 86 dark blue traded in on a min van, what was I thinking?