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Old 09-18-2014, 07:11 PM   #11
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If you got voltage across the fuse, the fuse is bad! Check fuses like speedjester recommend.

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Old 09-18-2014, 09:35 PM   #12
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Well, I hope so. I put the red probe on the left side of the fuse receptacle and the black on the other and read 14.5+- volts. That led me to surmise the fuse receptacle was hot. I also touched the black probe to the black screw and got 14+ V. were there other places to check.

Did same for several fuse positions and all were hot. I also checked several bulbs and they were ok.

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Bill, based on the bold statement above I would suggest that is NOT a good test.
Pull each suspected fuse and check continuity across the fuse with an Ohm meter and I"ll bet you find one is blown.
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Old 09-21-2014, 03:56 PM   #13
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I usually use a common ground and probe each side of the fuse in the panel ..To make sure the fuse is actually bridging the connection .. If everything checks out there .. Move to pulling down each fixture effected and see if in fact the surge caused a loose connection to come off ..
Thanks, speedjester...

Checked each fuse with a common ground and found one with "0" volts.

New fuse=LIGHTS... I was convinced the fuses were OK but you guys made me look again...

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Old 09-21-2014, 04:02 PM   #14
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Glad to hear..it all worked out and was nothing major....stay safe
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