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Old 12-11-2015, 10:14 AM   #1
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Changing fuse amp size

Question has anyone changed the fuse amp size after converting from incandescent bulbs to led ?
I have changed all the interior and exterior bulbs except tail lights and those will be next.
Since the amp draw is significantly lower has anyone changed the fuse size?

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Old 12-11-2015, 10:18 AM   #2
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Fusses are sized to protect the wiring. Do not lower the value.


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Old 12-11-2015, 10:50 AM   #3
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Exactly what Michael (AWCHIEF) said.

Fuses are rated to protect the the gauge, type and length of wire used.
Not to protect the components being used, e.g., bulbs, fans, pumps, etc.

Even though the amp draw in the new light replacement is lower than the original, it is not necessary to change the fuse value to a lower rated fuse.

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