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Melted Under Hood Fuse Box, The fuse box under hood is

Customer Question

Melted Under Hood Fuse Box
JA: Have you checked the manual yet? Most vehicles have two fuse panels.
Customer: The fuse box under hood is melted from either a loose connection or defective charging component
JA: What is the model/year of your Honda?
Customer: 2010 Honda Civic
JA: Are you fixing your Civic yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Looking for part #
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: What may have caused the fuse box to overheat and melt
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 24 days ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.

Normally when you have a fuse box failure like your it is from someone putting an incorrect amp fuse in or the circuit bar inside the fuse box was damaged and had high resistance trying to power all the fuses. Step one will be replacing the fuse box, confirming all wiring and connections to it are clean, confirming the correct amp fuses are used. Then start the vehicle and confirm the charging voltage is correct.

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Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 19 days ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
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Thanks Chris