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Old 08-03-2018, 11:04 PM   #1
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One end goes to the + battery terminal, the other end to everything else that needs the 12V. It is right next to the inverter box (2012 19'). The only markings are a '30V' stamped on the metal case and 'V/A' moulded into the plastic part. If you wrote V/A on the blackboard in a physics class it would be Ohms. Is it a fuse/breaker or a shunt or what? IMG_1507.jpg
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Old 08-03-2018, 11:13 PM   #2
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One end goes to the + battery terminal, the other end to everything else that needs the 12V. It is right next to the inverter box (2012 19'). The only markings are a '30V' stamped on the metal case and 'V/A' moulded into the plastic part. If you wrote V/A on the blackboard in a physics class it would be Ohms. Is it a fuse/breaker or a shunt or what? Attachment 33193
It's na auto resetting fuse. Quite common in certain areas of cars. It will act as a fuse, but doesn't need resetting or replacing if it goes over the fuse condition.
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Old 08-04-2018, 12:34 AM   #3
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It might need replacing if it gets tripped enough. Just had to replace one that had failed because one of the nuts on one was loose which caused a poor connection that ultimately caused the breaker to fail. Fortunately it’s a cheap part.
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Old 08-04-2018, 01:22 AM   #4
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It might need replacing if it gets tripped enough. Just had to replace one that had failed because one of the nuts on one was loose which caused a poor connection that ultimately caused the breaker to fail. Fortunately it’s a cheap part.
Good point Scott. I keep a spare in the tool box just in case I'm out in the boonies and it fails.

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