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Old 03-26-2014, 02:32 PM   #15
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We had the same problem on our trailer. My husband replaced the fuse with a five amp as others did and no more problem.

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Old 03-26-2014, 05:13 PM   #16
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The fuse is dedicated to the fan so you will need to replace it. It is behind the hood filter on the right. It is Bussmann 5 Amp Time Delay GDC-5A. Got mine at Ace. Seems like every outing I am looking for something. Last time it was the sink sprayer not shutting off. Went to all the RV supply stores and finally found one from Lowes that I made work.

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Although our fuse never blew, I recently replaced the bulbs with LED lights. Draws less current thus less chance for fuse blowing.

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Old 03-26-2014, 05:36 PM   #17
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Our vent fan was a chronic fuse blower even after switching to the larger fuse. Like several times a day! Airstream replaced the unit and we have had no recurrence of the issue. Sometimes it is simply a bad part....
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:48 PM   #18
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Based on this thread I decided to get some spare fuses, although I could not even read the numbers on the existing fuse. After 3 auto supply places and no luck I went to Radio Shack. Success! These things are 5x20 mm fuses???? Why would anyone use something other than an automotive fuse in a 12vdc RV application???

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Old 03-27-2014, 02:51 PM   #19
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Metric products

The range hood is made in a metric country (Italy) so I'm not surprised that it has a metric size fuse--though I would certainly prefer a common US size fuse. And I don't know if the yacht/boat market tends to be metric, or not.
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Old 03-27-2014, 02:57 PM   #20
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According to AS tech support, the manufacturer has approved using 5 amp mini fuse.

I've had the same problem, but haven't been out since calling AS.

Stands to reason, the 5 amp will take care of the issue.

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