Poor fuse connections

Discussion in 'Heavy Duty Diesel Truck Mechanics Forum' started by mile marker 27, Jan 17, 2022.

  1. mile marker 27

    mile marker 27 Medium Load Member

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    I’ve got a couple fuses in my ‘87 Pete, that are loose. Replaced all the fuses but 2 or 3 of the sockets are a bit loose. I tweeked them with a tiny flat screwdriver and it helped 2 of them but the other socket is still trouble. Thought about dropping a tiny bit of solder on the spades of the fuse and file it down some. Do y’all have any other methods?
     
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  3. blairandgretchen

    blairandgretchen Road Train Member

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    Was thinking of some origami with some aluminum foil to wedge in with the spades - seem to have seen that trick somewhere.
     
  4. Mike250rs

    Mike250rs Heavy Load Member

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    is it the pins or the connector that is the issue.

    Pins can be replaced and tweaked easily once removed.

    If its the connector, replace if possible, if not plastic shims can be made from scrap plastic and super glued into place to keep the pin from moving.
     
  5. 062

    062 Road Train Member

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    You can also tweak the legs a little. Gently bend in opposing directions.
     
  6. RocketScott

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