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fuse #22 keeps blowing

started the truck yesterday morning and was driving to work then it just dies. ended up being the fuse so I swapped it with the trailer control fuse and it got me to work and home. the truck sat all night, started it this morning, went inside to let it warm up and 5 minutes later it popped again. tried swapping it and it blew right away. so now it's something serious. is it my fuel bowl heater going bad and shorting out? please help I need this fixed before the next snow. fuse #22 keeps blowing-imageuploadedbyag-free1387455865.230414.jpg


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Unplug the fuel heater first and then see if it still blows the fuse. Connector us down in the drivers side if fuel bowl


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What he said ^^^^^ unless u live in cold climate it's not needed I live in pa and mines been unplugged for over a year still no issues

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What he said ^^^^^ unless u live in cold climate it's not needed I live in pa and mines been unplugged for over a year still no issues
I'm in pa also. just outside of Philly.


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You figured it yourself, bowl heater.



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What he said ^^^^^ unless u live in cold climate it's not needed I live in pa and mines been unplugged for over a year still no issues
As long as your running winter fuel it's not necessary at all I know of some that are running unplugged in 20 below temps with no issue


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That and after about ten minutes of running the fuel returning from the head is REALLY hot.

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just pulled the wire for the heater. the upper wire that has a square rubber boot. put a new fuse and fired right up. let's hope that's the problem. fuse #22 keeps blowing-imageuploadedbyag-free1387499282.469671.jpg


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I removed my heater about a month ago. Its been below zero here and i have had no problems. I put some white bottle diesel clean in it each tank
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I actually have #2 in both of my trucks right now with stanadyne performance formula and it's -10 with -40 windchills last Sunday sat outside for 24 hrs plugged in for two fired it up let it run for about 45 min while I helped a buddy push snow then got on the highway and drove home no prob. His tractor in the other hand had howes in it and 2 cuz it doesn't get used much that gelled up on me


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