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Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:10pm

Post Subject: Headlight

Hi Tony my headlight does not have any power going to it. Should the fuse pop out on the control panel my has not i have a barrus shire


Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:45am

Post Subject: Headlight

I do not know what you are calling "the control panel". I would not expect the tunnel lamp to be fused on the engine instrument panel. It is normally fused along with the various domestic circuits on the fuse/MCB panel. If you have circuit breakers rather than fuses then something should have popped out or a "switch" would have turned itself off. There are a variety of fuse types used in boats from rewirable domestic distribution boxes, a variety of automotive fuse box types to marine units using a variety of industrial components. One of the later types uses glass fuses held in place by a plastic bayonet cap. These do not pop out, you have to remove each cap and fuse in turn to find the blown one. I would point out that a tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse should be assumed to be the result of another fault so NEVER cure the problem by fitting a higher rated fuse. Look for the underlying fault. If you email a low res. photo of your panel to Tony@TB-Training I will see if I can identify how you get at any fuses.

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