1999 CHEVY TRACKER A/C BLOWING FUSE

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  • 1999 Chevrolet Tracker

Air Conditioning problem
1999 Chevy Tracker 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 120000 miles

The 25 amp A/C fuse keeps frying. The A/C works fine until fuse blows. Is this A/C problem or other?

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Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 AT 7:43 AM

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I had the exact same problem on my 1999 tracker 2.0L auto and I found the problem to be the red hot wire that runs out of the bottom of that fuse housing actually rubs up against the outer strut tower housing and over time wears away the insulation on that hot wire. It was difficult to see on mine but once I twisted the wiring and looked very closely I could see that the factory electrical tape and the insulation had been worn through to the bare wire creating a short to ground and blowing the fuse. I cut the old burnt worn out wire out and spliced in new wire of the same gauge and wrapped it properly with tape and no more problems. Goodluck.

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