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Havre s 250 pro sp, 2008, have a fuse blowing up in engine

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havre s 250 pro sp...
havre s 250 pro sp , 2008, have a fuse blowing up in engine block, thought it was the key pad ? ranger, so just replaced it today and when i the engine is rimed the 20 amp fuse blows, everything looks good, and tight any ideas of what could be causing this to happen, it blows before i can fire the engine
JA: Most vehicles have two fuse panels. Have you located both?
Customer: no, the fuse holder has three 20 amp fuses and a spare, looks like from the drawings that the fuse block is just to the main power from cranking battery, traced the wing as ar as i could and all looks good
JA: What year is your Ranger?
Customer: 2008 z21
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i have no dealer within 150 miles, boat wouldn't start sunday so i started troubleshooting, discovered the blown fuse, replaced it and hit the start and seen it blow right away, everything else on the pad worked live well bilge etc so thought the pad went bad, just got it yesterday and installed and same thing, fuse blows right away once power is to it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no really
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Boat
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G​ood morning, my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I do not see any brand information on the engine itself. Are you asking about a Mercury outboard?

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 2 months ago

M​ercury outboards are cataloged by serial number. I would need the serial number on your outboard to see if I have the correct service manual.

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1b692231 2008 mercury pro xs
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 2 months ago

I ​do not have the service manual for this engine. I will opt out and leave your question open to the community.

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