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Old 08-29-2018, 08:17 PM   #21
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For anyone considering picking up an assorted box of ATC fuses, just so you know, the only fuses you will ever use on the trailer are 15, 20, 30 and 40 amp. Most assortments have a ton of the low amperage included.

I still have a bunch of the lower amperage fuses, some that I've had for over two decades - and have never needed or used. Now I just keep a few 15, 20, 30 and 40 amp fuses on hand in my toolbox.
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Old 08-29-2018, 10:13 PM   #22
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In Dave's photo there are a few unused fuse positions available... as expected, since Escape doesn't need or use all of the possible DC circuits supported by this power centre. The extra places can be used to park spare fuses - it's an easy-to-find location for them.
That is a great idea. The WFCO 8955 is nice in that it indicates a blown fuse with a red light next to the fuse. No more random fuse pulling hoping you found the problem. Itís hard enough to get down in there to pull one let alone multiples.

Also a good reminder is that circuits 1-9 on the 12V board are rated for maximum 20 amps. Circuits 10 & 11 are rated for maximum 30 amps. This is useful to know if anyone has ambitious wiring plans ahead.
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Old 08-30-2018, 09:41 AM   #23
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There are also 2 low amp fuses on the refrigerator control, located outside on the back of the refrigerator, marked 3 and 5 amp, however both contained 5 amp fuses.

I found that out when I replaced the interior lamp in the fridge with an LED and shorted the connection. It also controls the fridge coming on.
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Old 02-08-2019, 09:41 PM   #24
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Autozone has an ATC set that contains these 8 fuses for $5.99:

1 each of 10A, 25A, 30A, 40A
2 each of 15A, 20A

https://www.autozone.com/electrical-...146470_0_86924
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In my experience you need more than one or two fuses in each amperage, because you think you found the problem, but didn't yet, and the replacement blows.
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A variety pack is handy but keep in mind that most fuses are 15A with an occasional 20A. There are also two 40A in the WFCO for reverse polarity protection, but these should never blow unless you hook your battery up backwards.

(A little know fact is that circuits 1-9 on the WFCO 12V board are rated for 20A max. Circuits 10 & 11 are rated for 30A max. Probably for slide outs on large RVís but I know at least one Escape owner who leveraged them for some higher power charging for specialized equipment.)
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Old Today, 06:48 PM   #27
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Here is a good variety at Amazon, order there or look for in local store, these ate the type you need for an Escape https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D4GF9BD...a-092258445276
I'd get two boxes, just in case!

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