why my starter fuse keep popin when i try to start the car

Asked by Mar 30, 2014 at 11:15 PM about the 2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi Convertible

Question type: General

had starter tested and battery both passed. the 20amp fuse to the starter keeps popin every time I try to start the car. what's the problem. if the there's no wires touching in between the battery and the starter could it something electrical.?

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could be a bare wire touching the frame or somewhere. Its shorting out somewhere

20,235

when you turn the key, the currant flows from key switch to starter relay, thin wire. that wire is shorting in key switch or steering column,or on way to starter. check at starter terminal

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