hope that fixes it but if not then we'll troubleshoot with you some more. hey guys i have a 200o GU ute that keeps blowing the meter fuse. It also but not always effects the power windows and A/C. I had presumed the OP’s term “meter fuse” was similar to the term “headlight fuse”; i.e. Nissan has also offered to compensate owners that previously paid for repairs. In this video I run down my processes of find a short to ground on a 2005 Nissan Altima that keeps blowing the fuse for the throttle control. Disconnect the big connector at the transmission under the car and see if the short stops and fuses don't go. Thank you. The 1998 Nissan Altima has 1 problems reported for keeps blowing the meter fuse. Once I put in the key, and try to turn the ignition all the way, it blows the fuse. It intermittently, but often blows fuse #21 for the IG Meter. If this does not repair the problem, replace the temp gauge in … I drove to work (5 miles away). Make sure to replace the fuse with the same size it came with originally, don’t be tempted to install a larger current fuse, other wise that could cause the wiring harness to melt, fire, etc. When I arrived at work my car wouldn’t start up again. Disconnect the sending wire, use a socket wrench to remove the sending unit from the engine block, install a new unit and reconnect the wire. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 6 of 6 Posts. BTW, a mirror can be very helpful when looking under the dashboard. If you don’t feel comfortable exploring this issue under the relay block then turn this information over to a mechanic or somebody who’s competent to do this. If you have questions, phone 1-800-647-7261 - Nissan Consumer Affairs. Test the fuse, with the ignition key on, using the 12-volt test light. i am terrible with acronyms. Another cause of an ECM 1 fuse consistently blowing is a fuel pump problem. Car started back and perfect. will post success or failure! I am sure it’s only me…but what is a meter fuse? Info on TSB: (Nissan TSB #NTB03-018 Issued February 21, 2003) 2000-2003 XTERRA; FUSE 39 OPEN, SIDE MARKER AND TAIL LIGHTS INOPERATIVE It’s possible you just have a worn out dimmer switch for the dash lights. But unclear…. This fuse should have power on both sides with the ignition in the on position. I've tried isolating the A/C by turning it off, but that did not prevent the problem. will not start. Posted on Dec 09, 2008 Asked by GuruYC46V Mar 06, 2018 at 04:30 PM about the 1994 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB Question type: Maintenance & Repair Why does my 1994 d21 Nissan hard body keep blowing the tail light fuse … I saw him taking out a multimeter and testing stuff. My guess would be an intermittent short-to-ground where a wiring harness goes through the firewall. They do wear out and could be drawing the extra current that blows the fuse. what is w/b wire? Good Luck. A week later the same fuse died out, and now it seems it dies out within a day. Check this out- http://x.nissanhelp.com/forums/altima/5651-97-altima-meter-fuse-blowing.html. I would think I could get a schematic online maybe, When the meter fuse blows my battery charges to 12 instead of 14 so I worry about driving further with it. I then had the bright idea of putting my wife's car battery in it just to make sure that was the only problem. SOURCE: engine 1 fuse keeps blowing when you turn the key. I can down to Alabama to pick up my xterra and the battery wa dead. The offending part has been re-designed and repairs will be made free of charge. I took my car to my mechanic and told him the above. I’m thinking some sort of electrical issue? I drove to work (5 miles away). 10 amp meter fuse and squealing noise - Have a 10 amp meter fuse that kept blowing. I do have a multimeter and know how to use it. The fuses … The fuse is for the instrument panel gauges. **@TwinTurbo : **Check this out- http://x.nissanhelp.com/forums/altima/5651-97-altima-meter-fuse-blowing.html I am getting the 12 volts from the car itself, and the sensor has a resistance of 6 ohm. I'm not sure if this is related or not, but the 10 amp Electronic Parts fuse keeps blowing. No other fuse gets blown but the meter fuse. I’m not saying this explains exactly what the problem is that you are having, but I give it a very high probability. The best you can do is crawl under the dash with a good light and start looking for anything unusual like wires stuck together, burning around the base of bulbs, etc., looking for what could be causing the overload. Hello, I have a 1996 Nissan Maxima and my rear tail lights are not working at all but the brake lights and hazard lights work since those use different bulbs. I disconnected all of the connectors (one at a time) for the seat adjutments and still got the ground.Any hints? I noticed that the 20a brake light fuse was blown so I replaced the fuse, then when I shifted out of park with the new fuse it blew right away. Does the fuse blow when you crank the engine or just when you turn the key on? I took my car to my mechanic and told him the above. One of the first symptoms of a blown fuse or relay is an illuminated ABS Light. This circuit takes 2 15 amp fuses, i learned my lesson when i blew both and only replaced one, and wondered why i kept blowing that fuse. Inspect the wires going to all of the oxygen sensors. He eventually replaced my Meter fuse. the blower motor fuse is inside the car on the driver side lower dash. i sure can't think of what that means. Locate the fuse for the blower motor in the owners/service manual. I am fearing the lift pump is bad - read a couple other threads where that seems to be the issue. I saw him taking out a multimeter and testing stuff. About two months ago when I went to start my car I noticed my dashboard working lights didn’t come on. Look for worn wires, loose connections, any work recently done. I put a new fuse in this arv and it was all working fine until i turned it off then on again. That's why I called it the meter fuse. Yeah I don’t know what a meter fuse is either or a gas gasze. If the instrument cluster has power, then check for ground. A/t ecu fuse keep blowing out nissan exterra 2007 when start the car and car still running but kid of loose power when driving Possible shorted transmission harness or transmission shift solenoids. @bknigt31 this is an awsome site, i'm glade i thought to look for it!! This fuse always effects disengaging the transmission out of park, power to instrument panel, turn signals and cruz control. ... my '96 nissan pickup started running hot and I was not losing fliud. Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 9, 2009. Wiring can be easily fixed if you can find the short. After you have the cover off look at the ignition key cylinder. Pop in another spare fuse it starts right up... but about a 1 mile down the road, I lose my Instrument cluster and it truck starts running poor.... but I got it 16 miles to the house.. i've never done it before. Remove the screws and it comes off. you have been very helpfull. Last week my dashboard stopped working (no warning lights when turning key, odometer and fuel gaze doesn’t work). ... Have a 10 amp meter fuse that kept blowing. Yes its an electrical issue and No, it is not something one with limited car knowledge can fix. I have a 93 nissan 4 cylinder auto and I have blown the meter fuse numerous times. I have a Nissan Sentra 1997 GXE with a weird problem that's been going on.So what happened was that the car had shut down on me while driving, so i took the battery to Auto-Zone and charged it and the car started up fine. I have a 1997 Nissan Altima. Battery fuse keeps blowing! If you have a shop in your area that specializes in automotive electrical systems, that might be the place to go, although your guy seems to be conversant with same and has already begun the diagnostic process. I figured maybe my alternator or battery. Napa shows a listing for it. I tried a couple troubleshooting things, and the fuse just keeps blowing. I can just keep on replacing the $1 fuse but I’m thinking something worse will eventually happen. turn the truck off, won't start back up. will not start. did some internet searches, and found lots of matches, but it seems to just be another term for “fuse”. The fuse for the power windows is blowing (also affects seat adjustment power). Thermal fuse keeps blowing sometimes even after one cycle. I could find out the cause. seems an obvious trouble shooting start. :confused: :confused: could be a short in the ignition switch itself. blows when you turn the key. Cargo light Fuse #20 - 10A - Fuse block Parking, license plate and tail lamp. When I arrived at work my car wouldn’t start up again. I usually isolate it by going through the wiring schematic and disconnecting areas of the circuit until I find the short. Be prepared to pay a mechanic for his time to chase this down. - Occasionally those things drag along the pavement for a few miles and get messed up. Finding something like this in a 20 year old car is difficult for the pros let alone an amateur. Most of the time the short is in the ECM, but it may have a short in the wiring going to it. Also it seems to be venting out of the house just fine. I figured maybe my alternator or battery. I had the stearing coolum panel off looking for an obvious short, didn't seem to be difficult. it is just the particular fuse which controls the dashboard display meters or the instrument cluster. Would the crack in the header be the reason for the code? Fuses do not blow for no reason. If the fuse blow there is usually a short in the circuit powering the instrument panel or in the connections at the back of the instrument panel. Likely there is a short in the instrument panel assembly itself or in the wiring to the panel.

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