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Old 01-13-2012, 08:07 AM
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97 7.3 keeps blowing the fuel bowl heater fuse

What would cause this to blow fuses when then outside temps get in the 30s. Its the only time it blows them is when is very cold outside. Any help would be great.
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Old 01-13-2012, 10:09 AM
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The heater itself is probably working harder when it gets this cold. Most folks who encounter this just unplug the heater, once and done. It was needed when the truck was designed, back when diesel fuel was not nearly as good in the cold as it is today. If you use a decent anti-gel additive, and the station where you fuel up is reputable, you can get away with unplugging the heater.
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Old 01-13-2012, 10:18 AM
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Alright I'll Try that see if that sloves my problem thanks again.
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