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post #1 of 16 Old 01-29-2010, 11:22 AM Thread Starter
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Found On Road DEAD!

Just blew fuse 30, not sure what caused it. the truck just shut off. does this fuse ever randomly blow? or could the fuel bowl have shorted. im on the side of the road any help is appreciated
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Sounds like the fuel bowl.You can unplug the bowl heater and replace the fuse to get you by.
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Sounds like the fuel bowl.You can unplug the bowl heater and replace the fuse to get you by.

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its your fuel heater. it happened to me and i was stuck on the side of the road too. just unplug it in the bowl and you'll be good to go

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worked perfect. what is bad now? the fuel bowl or the wires going to it? also i had way more power with the heater unplugged. kinda wierd
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You sure you had more power?
All it is is the fuel bowl heater. It is never really used unless it is COLD COLD COLD. The fuse handles that heater and the PCM so when it the heater shorts the PCM loses power.



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yeah Im not sure about that power, thats kinda like saying i got horsepower from putting stickers on the truck haha. but my truck was taking off tonight. But anyway speaking of COLD COLD COLD and having no block heater. its 2 degrees here my truck is plugged in I hope its alright tomorrow morning
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Wait, no block heater but it's plugged in?
Plugging it in is plugging in the block heater



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