How to Check Breakers/Fuses?

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by BillZ, Jun 16, 2012.

  1. BillZ

    BillZ Member

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    Hey Gents...

    Still battling electrical problems with my 95 Low Rider. What is the procedure for checking the breakers/fuses? Also, with battery connected, I get a low voltage reading....like 10 volts. Frustration mounting!
     
  2. STEVE07

    STEVE07 Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderators

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    Have you had the battery load tested?
     
  3. BillZ

    BillZ Member

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    No....bike is currently dead in my garage....waiting for new turn signal module and connectors to arrive.
     
  4. R_W_B

    R_W_B Senior Member

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    Pull the fuse from it's holder. Put your meter test leads across the fuse tabs. If the display still says infinity "&" or reads 0 then the fuse is open (blown).

    If the meter reading says a low number, most times less than 1 ohm (like 0.2 etc) then the fuse is good. If your meter has a continuity beeper, it will beep when you put it across the fuse.

    Fuses are cheap, if any doubt with a fuse buy a new one.
     
  5. Hoople

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    When measured where. If directly at the battery posts, 1st charge and then load test the battery.