Volvo

Have Volvo questions? Ask a Volvo mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My 2012 Volvo MCT125C keeps blowing the fuse for the air…

Customer Question
My 2012 Volvo MCT125C...

My 2012 Volvo MCT125C keeps blowing the fuse for the air conditioning/heat. The fuse will NOT blow immediately and some of the time it will take a week or more. The AC/HEAT blower fan will work and the fuse will not blow for some time.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do all the fuses have the correct amperage for the circuits they're in?

Yes, this circuit uses a 40 amp fuse and I confirmed it is the correct socket and I am NOT using a slow blow fuse

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '12 Volvo?

MCT125C

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am trying to fix it. I have only replaced the fuse. I don't know where to begin in troubleshooting this type of issue since a short should blow the fuse immediately

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Volvo
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
9/12/2017
Volvo Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 11 months ago
eric remington
Category: Volvo
Satisfied Customers: 1,049
Experience: mechanic/service advisor at topline auto
Verified

H​ello my name is ***** ***** the ac work properly as in cool well? does heater work properly? does the fan sound noisey?

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Volvo Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 11 months ago

d​o you have a way of measuring amperage?

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
The heat and air work very well and the fan is not noisy. I do can try to measure current but it is not easy to access the back of the fuse panel (I don't actually know how to access it). I am confident it will be less than 40 amps, given that the fuse wont blow right away. The issue occurs some indeterminate amount of time after the fuse is replaced and some hours of operation later.
Volvo Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 11 months ago

a​re you using ac or heat when problem occurs?

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Volvo Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 11 months ago

a​c compressor or blower motor are likely candidates...you can put an amp probe at the compressor clutch or at the blower motor

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Ok I will check it out
Volvo Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 11 months ago

yeas let me know what you find

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a volvo mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Enes Your Own Question
Enes
Enes
Enes, VOLVO Master Technician
Category: Volvo
Satisfied Customers: 5,134
5,134 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 18+YEARS WITH VOLVO AS THE MASTER VOLVO MECHANIC&Ase

Enes is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time!

Paul MCorpus Christi, TX

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Enes

Enes

VOLVO Master Technician

5,134 satisfied customers

18+YEARS WITH VOLVO AS THE MASTER VOLVO MECHANIC&Ase

Andy

Andy

Volvo Expert Technician

3,742 satisfied customers

One of only a handful of ACTUAL Volvo dealership technicians on JA, ASE Master Certified with L1

volvoexpert1

volvoexpert1

ASE Certified Technician

1,001 satisfied customers

Volvo Master Technician with 15 years excusively with Volvos. Also ASE L1certified for over 10 years.

dramey

dramey

ASE Certified Technician

669 satisfied customers

have worked on volvo's for 4 years and am a ase master mechanic. current shop foreman

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

578 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

531 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Jim B

Jim B

ASE Certified Technician

504 satisfied customers

40 years Import and domestic AAA Approved Shop owner 30 yrs

< Previous | Next >

Related Volvo Questions
2014 xc60 climate control fan will not turn off and is
2014 xc60 climate control fan will not turn off and is draining the battery … read more
Edward Clayton
Edward Clayton
Associate Degree
1,033 satisfied customers
It's 11pm, you can't really be there... V70, 2003 I think
V70, 2003 I think the radiator fan stays on and drains the battery. … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
5 satisfied customers
On my 2005 S60 T5, The climate control fan-blower, front
On my 2005 S60 T5, The climate control fan-blower, front windows-mirrors and door locks, radio all stopping working at same time... The AC comperssor kicks on but no fan. I hear clicking when trying t… read more
Dan
Dan
Dealership Technician
Associate Degree
2,143 satisfied customers
2000 Volvo s80 with auto climate control. when I park and
2000 Volvo s80 with auto climate control. when I park and remove key from ignition the blower motor stays on and draws battery down it also sounds noisey… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
My issue is with my 2004 Volvo XC90. The blower in the cabin
Hi! My issue is with my 2004 Volvo XC90. The blower in the cabin of the car will not stop blowing even when the key is out of the ignition. It ran down my battery a time or two even. We have replaced … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
11 satisfied customers
My 2004 XC90 T6's A/C blower fan has a way of not working
Hi Andy, my 2004 XC90 T6's A/C blower fan has a way of not working when it feels like, usually it goes out once a week for about 12-24 hours and then comes back on it's own. I have checked and re-seat… read more
Chris (aka-Moose)
Chris (aka-Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
578 satisfied customers
Volvo XC-90: I have a 2006 XC-90 V8. The AC/Heat/Fan blower
I have a 2006 XC-90 V8. The AC/Heat/Fan blower has been intermittent over the past year or so. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't (fan doesn't even work, even when the lights are illuminated aro… read more
Enes
Enes
VOLVO Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,134 satisfied customers
Volvo S60 2.4: 1) 2004 Volvo s60 2.4 ... I have this screaming
1) 2004 Volvo s60 2.4 ... I have this screaming noise that comes from my ECU box. This noise happens as often as once a day while driving, starts off mild and then builds up to a loud scream. Within a… read more
Enes
Enes
VOLVO Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,134 satisfied customers
1989 Volvo 760 Turbo: My Air Conditioning blew..everything seemed
1989 Volvo 760 Turbo coupe - My Air Conditioning blew a fuse last September. The car was not used over the winter. In the spring I put a fuse in it and everything seemed to work. When I turned on the … read more
volvoexpert1
volvoexpert1
ASE Certified Technician
Bachelor's Degree
1,001 satisfied customers
Volvo s80: my car has a problem with the hot and cold air blowing
I have Volvo s80 2001 and my car has a problem with the hot and cold air blowing. It is actually not blowing at all. What I can do?… read more
Enes
Enes
VOLVO Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,134 satisfied customers
760 wagon: turbo..six different shops..heater..auto climate control
I have my 1989 volvo turbo 760 wagon to six different shops concerning my a/c and heater not working. I have an auto climate control and the snow flake which is the A/C turn on just blinks. Have repla… read more
Enes
Enes
VOLVO Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,134 satisfied customers
1997 Volvo 960: It jumped..transmission to the heat/ac/blower
1997 Volvo 960. Last Oct I developed what I called a "short" in the elect system. It jumped around from the radio to the transmission to the heat/AC/blower. Then it went into the ignition and would no… read more
Andy
Andy
Volvo Expert Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,742 satisfied customers
1996 volvo: sedan..the odometer stops working..air conditioning
I have a 1996 volvo sedan, and on hot days the odometer stops working and when I turn the car off the air conditioning and radio stay on - why?… read more
Enes
Enes
VOLVO Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,134 satisfied customers
My 04 volvo s40 air conditioning sometimes comes on and somtimes
My 04 volvo s40 air conditioning sometimes comes on and somtimes doesn't (the blower)It does blow cool air when it comes on, but there is a 50/50 chance it will not come on at all if I shut the car of… read more
BOBBYSS
BOBBYSS
TECHNICIAN/ADVISOR
Associate Degree
8,343 satisfied customers
2002 Volvo s40: It blows..randomly..local mechanic..assembly
I bought a used 2002 Volvo s40 for my son and there is something wrong with the AC blower. It blows randomly, sometimes on its own it will blow harder or softer and if you go to 0 it doesnt always sto… read more
Doug C.
Doug C.
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
49 satisfied customers
2001 Volvo: the engine blown and I had another engine put in that I
I have a 2001 Volvo S-40 w/ 1.9T engine. I bought the car not runnnig due to the engine blown and I had another engine put in that I sourced from my local recycler. The new engine runs great, no issue… read more
Doug C.
Doug C.
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
49 satisfied customers
1997 850 GLT: Turn signals..stopped working..Audible relay..13, blows
1997 850 GLT Turn signals and emergency flashers stopped working. Audible relay (?) sound for one minute or so just prior to failure. Replaced fuse 13, blows immediately. Replaced flasher (on the haza… read more
Chris
Chris
Volvo Certified EXPERT
Associate Degree
779 satisfied customers
2001 volvo xc70: the heater fan..electrical problems..horn..blinker
Hi I have a 2001 volvo xc70 and the heater fan was running and blowing hot air after driving with the a/c on after the car was turned off is this normal. I am afraid I have electrical problems because… read more
Need4Swede
Need4Swede
Volvo Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
154 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x