This is just one way of doing it, by measuring the resistance. The mixed up fuse shouldn't be causing a problem, but it can cause a problem when the fuse needs to blow up to save the rest of the electrical.
How To Perform a Parasitic Draw Test - EricTheCarGuy
This video has been a long timing coming and is one of the most requested
things I get is about batteries going dead overnight so I'm very happy to
finally bring you this video about the process of finding a parasitic draw
which is a small drain on a battery above 50ma when the vehicle is shut
off. Once you find the right fuse(s) the next step is to trace the
components involved in that circuit till you find the source of the draw,
you first start with a wiring diagram to give you an idea of where to start
looking and then start unplugging things in that circuit to isolate the
cause, it's quite scientific really a simple process of elimination. Here
is a link to BBB's site that you can use to look up wiring diagrams for
Good luck and if you have anymore questions check the database on my
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Short Circuit Detector, Automotive, DIY, blown fuse
This video describe how I made a simple and inexpensive short circuit
detector for automotive troubleshooting. The devices is designed to help
find the source of automotive short circuits and blown fuses.
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be construed as an instruction guide. If you need help with an automotive
problem you should carefully assess your limitations, and consider
consulting a professional before getting in over your head. Be careful to
protect yourself and to protect your property by not doing something you
are unqualified to do....
How to Troubleshoot a Starter Problem
Learn how to diagnose and troubleshoot an automobile no-start condition.
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