why does my fusible links blow? can i replace them with an inline fuse?

Asked by Jun 22, 2017 at 04:04 PM about the 1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr XE Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ive changed key tumbler, Headlights, starter, alternator, fusible links and battery. now my headlights are screwing up. truck runs and charges battery with no lights on. blinkers work . AC works. Cab lights work. Brake light work. but when I turn my head lights on my inline fuse off the battery [30a} gets hot and blows. This BLOWS. WTF?

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Your going to have to trace the short down plain & simple if the fuselinks are blowing then there is no chance a regular fuse will not blow too.

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