Fan fusible link?

SuffolkD at SuffolkD at
Tue Nov 9 22:39:02 EST 2004

In a message dated 11/9/2004 5:16:58 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
200q20v-request at writes:

Bob:  I think the archive fuse talk is for earlier cars without the 1991 
fusable link.  They are looking for a similar "copy" to ours to prevent the 
meltdown of the wiring harness if the fan seizes........
-Scott by BOSTON  blades beteen the two phillips head screws, "cheap" dealer 
item I think.....................

> From: Bob
> I'm assuming the black plastic piece, drivers side engine  compartment, with 
> a brown wire coming from the fan, a brown wire going to  ground and a piece 
> of 
> aluminum[?] between the two brown wires is a fusible  link, am I correct? 
> Mine will no longer "fusible", so I need to replace it with  regular 
> fuse[s]or 
> something else. I searched the archives a bit and found  something about 
> adding 
> a 80 amp slo-blo or 2-40 amp slo-blo's in series. Anyone  have  
> recommendations regarding what I should do?
> Thank you!

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