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On my 99 Intrepid I was occasionally blowing the S fuse

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on my 99 Intrepid I was occasionally blowing the S fuse for the coil/fuel inj. Now it blew and won't start and keeps blowing fuses. disconnected all of the coils and it still blows.
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: yes and about 1 1/2 years old.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: just the disconnecting of the coils.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Dodge Mechanic should know about your Dodge?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  David Gieswein replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Mike S. replied 4 months ago.

Is this the 2.7 or 3.2?

I see the S fuse also feeds the fuel injectors. Did you try disconnecting them as well?

There are also 2 capacitors and if it's the 3.2 a tuning valve.

Here are both wiring diagrams,

Expert:  Mike S. replied 4 months ago.

Instead of continuing to stick in fuses, place an ammeter in that fuse's socket and get a reading. Then disconnect each item on that circuit until the ammeter falls well below 20 amps.

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