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Old 08-14-2020, 08:23 AM   #61
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Default Re: Dim Headlights on 40:

you could bypass the factory circut breaker with an aftermarket one you just need to know what the amperage is
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Old 08-14-2020, 09:22 AM   #62
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Not a bad idea.
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Old 08-14-2020, 09:48 AM   #63
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I think the amperage would be 30 amps?
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Old 08-14-2020, 10:42 AM   #64
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I think the amperage would be 30 amps?
I don't know the original CB amperage, but 30 amps should work. It will open up if it is overloaded which is what it is intended to do.

Just looked up a reference, 30 amps.

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Old 08-21-2020, 08:25 PM   #65
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My problem solved.It was the circuit breaker.The one I took out looked very bad and corroded.
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Old 08-21-2020, 09:13 PM   #66
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Good job, and you learned something about your electrical system!
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Old 08-21-2020, 09:17 PM   #67
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Good job!
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