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1930 cf 4 dr.  I should know but I forgot what size the fuse is. I'm having trouble getting the headlights back. I think it's in the wiring behind the dashboard. It looks to be original. Where might I find a wiring diagram? Frustated 

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Still blowing fuses. Replaced a few wires that looked real bad. I feel like a pretzel from being under the dash. Is a new harness difficult to install? I'm not getting power to the clum switch. How do you tell if the harness is toast?

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concerned about the clum switch. Mine seems "flexible ", wondering if I should pursue that route. Probably should replace the whole harness. Would feel better,knowing it's all new. Any knowledge of a manufacturer. What about the clum switch? I guess it's,while you're down there, do it all. I put in a new light switch. No change.

 

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I have a 1930 CK, and the fuse holder is mounted with a rivet to the back of the ammeter. This is a poor design as the rivet connection becomes loose after many years of warming and cooling. Eventually the connection fails and the heat from the failed connection melts the fuse internally. I have by-passed the original fuse holder with a modern one. I have also installed a fuse panel for the individual circuits. Headlights/tail lights/dome light etc. Having a 16 gauge wire on a 30 amp is not safe!

 

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Trying to bypass the fuse. The lug that seems to be attached to the fuse has 3 wires, one goes to #1 on clum switch. One goes to the light switch, one going to dome and corner lights. From what I can tell. Do I still use that lug and just remove the glass fuse. Or do I connect the three wires and one end of the new fuse holder? I'm getting a spark when I touch the old fuse holder lug and ignition/generator wire. Shouldn't spark. Yikes 

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The only way to find the problem is with a DC voltmeter. Go by one of the wiring diagrams posted above and work your way through the circuits. If you don't understand electricity, have someone who does help you. The old Dodge / Chrysler wiring diagrams are fairly simple and straight forward. There is not much that can go wrong with a clum switch, short of falling apart or filling with steering box grease.

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