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Old 07-16-2016, 09:09 AM   #1
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Default Fuse

I'll admit that electricity is basically magic to me and this is going to sound stupid to those that have a good grasp of it.

The common place to fuse a Model A is on the wire between the starter and the terminal box. It seems to me that this would work fine if a short developed anyplace in the system when the engine was not running (except of course IN the starter or starter switch).

With the engine running, however, if the fuse blew, wouldn't the generator back feed everything including the ignition, horn, and lights? Wouldn't the engine continue to run and continue to feed the short?
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