Originally Posted by emm-dee
Something not right is causing the fuse problem. In the private jet business we were trained to never, ever, ever reset a tripped breaker or fuse while in flight...unless the problem solved by resetting it is more serious than the fire that will start when the reset is accomplished.
We were never taught that in Army flight school but then again, it was not unusual for breakers to get soaked whenever it rained. Our CH-47Ds weren't very water resistant.
Most jacks are made in China and manufacturing and quality variances may result in variances in motor load draw. If wiring and grounds checked out, I'd increase fuse size by 10 amps and be done with it.