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So I was using my tractor 312 WH and it just all of a sudden died out. I first thought it ran out of fuel going to check that fuel was fine. So I made sure the line was clear and that fuel was able to get to the filter. I checked the spark plug change that out and check the oil which also looks fine. It acts like it wants to start but it won't stay running. When I check the fuses one of them was destroyed and actually melted into the fuse block. This is what it looked like below. I got a new fuse and a different fuse holder just to try to see if. Still nothing. I know it has to be something that was before that fuse that either overloaded it or that that fuse was messed up in that fuse holder somehow and it kept grounding out. when I got the tractor they told me it had a new battery in it but it was dying every now and then on me and I thought that was kind of weird so I assumed there was a loose ground somewhere. I don't know if it was in that fuse or not but it kind of makes sense due to the way that the fuse looks. 

 

I thought I'd try here first to see what any of you had for me to try. I mean I'm not scared of Chase and wires and try and things out I just thought of someone knew of something that I could check write-off and I would try. The wire color going to that fuse was purple or Violet which ever. Anyway any help is appreciated.

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You had a very bad connection for the fuse and that caused the heat.  You can buy a fuse block online at RockAuto as well as a number of other places.  AutoZone used to carry them, but no more. Search for this fuse block

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I went to VIP and grabbed this to test if it was just that. With this it should work correct?? I'm going to order one to replace this one. Just thought that this would work temporarily.

 

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1 hour ago, Bexter207 said:

 

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Step #1 Remove jewelry... very hard to get off if you get it hot!!:angry-nono:

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Your fuse might work, I don't have the wiring diagram to see if the fuse block is bridged on the back side.  Pull out the block and see what else is going on back there.

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9 hours ago, lynnmor said:

Your fuse might work, I don't have the wiring diagram to see if the fuse block is bridged on the back side.  Pull out the block and see what else is going on back there.

I did pull the block off so that I could wire that fuse holder in. I didn't see anything bridging on the back of it. 

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Fyi Del City electric carries all the electrical connectors including the infamous 15 pin connector on the 520h.  They are on line.  You would not need to get the whole block if you don't need it as they sell just the pins also.

 

Good Luck

 

Bob

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