Spade terminals are generic parts that many people have laying around. They are simply used to give you something to attach the jumper wires to. It does not make sense to buy a pack if you are never going to use them again, but you can find them at any hardware store, auto parts store, Walmart, and places like that. You can also just stuff wires into the fuse's socket. In fact, if you use a newer-style 3157 brake light bulb, it has wire terminals that lend themselves to hooking wires to that you can plug into the fuse box.
The type of clip leads I use can be found at Harbor Freight Tools, and probably at any hardware store. They cost about three bucks for a dozen, as I recall. They come in blue, red, white, green, yellow, and black, and they're about 12" to 15" long, with a spring-loaded clip on each end.
If you really want to get creative, you can grind away part of the plastic on a blown fuse to expose just enough of each terminal so you can solder a wire to each one. Use an old bulb socket, (zillions of them at any salvage yard), and solder its wires to the old fuse. Now you can just plug in that fuse and pop a bulb into the socket. I made one like this with wires long enough that I can hang it from the rear-view mirror so I can see it easily from in back of the vehicle.
Also, you can grind the plastic away from the blown fuse so you can clip a pair of clip leads to those terminals. That way you will not have to buy a box of terminals.
If there had been little lights in the lock and window switches, there would be wires feeding those lights that ran through the door hinges. Those wires often break or fray and create shorts and/or dead circuits. Since you do not have those, that just eliminates one possible place to look for the cause of this problem.
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 AT 4:03 PM