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Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual: Fuses and Circuit Breakers

The wiring circuits in the vehicle are protected from short circuits by a combination of fuses and circuit breakers. This greatly reduces the chance of damage caused by electrical problems.

Danger Fuses and circuit breakers are marked with their ampere rating.

Do not exceed the specified amperage rating when replacing fuses and circuit breakers. Use of an oversized fuse or circuit breaker can result in a vehicle fire. You and others could be seriously injured or killed.

To check a fuse, look at the silver-colored band inside the fuse.

If the band is broken or melted, replace the fuse. Be sure to replace a bad fuse with a new one of the identical size and rating.

Fuses of the same amperage can be temporarily borrowed from another fuse location, if a fuse goes out. Replace the fuse as soon as possible.

To identify and check fuses, circuit breakers, and relays, see Engine Compartment Fuse Block, Instrument Panel Fuse Block, and Rear Compartment Fuse Block.

Electrical System Overload
The vehicle has fuses and circuit breakers to protect against an electrical system overload. When the electrical load current is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the ...

Engine Compartment Fuse Block
To remove the fuse block cover, squeeze the clips on the cover and lift it straight up. See Engine Compartment Overview. Caution Spilling liquid on any electrical component on the ...

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Battery Replacement
Replace the battery if the REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY message displays in the DIC. Caution When replacing the battery, do not touch any of the circuitry on the transmitter. Static from your body could damage the transmitter. The battery is not rechargeable. To repl ...

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