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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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My 2005 grand vitara keeps blowing fuse immediately it

Customer Question

my 2005 grand vitara keeps blowing fuse immediately it switched om. var had new clutch recently
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: the clutch was just worn out. no play left in it
JA: Are you fixing your Grand Vitara yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i have just tried a new fuse and it blew immediately
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no just why the fuse blows
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

hey how are you

1- which fuse is it , does the fuse cover has a label indicating the circuit ?

2- did the vehicle did not blew that fuse before the clutch replacement ?

3- was the electrical connector and all work on the clutch( pulling trans out rechecked for any wires , touching each other , wires rubbing against the frame .?

we sure have a short if it blowing as soon as you insert the new fuse

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
its the heater blower fuse and I had a new clutch fitted two months ago and only now do I need the heater
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

ok , unplug the blower motor from passenger side under gloves box and see if that fuses keeps blowing?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I just paid 20 quid to get through to you I think ive been had
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
done that and yes its stil blowing the fuse
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

i m trying to help you , but let me know ,i send it customer service for refund

what are you talking about been had

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

I will opt out of this question and let another expert to help you on this

good luck to you

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If it's blowing the blower motor fuse with the motor unplugged then there is a short to ground in the wiring somewhere between the fuse and blower motor.

If you remove the blower motor relay does the fuse blow?