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#949 of 1159 Toyota camry 1995 fuse (10A GAUGE ) problem
Apr 23, 2010 (5:52 pm)
Hi all, I'm very glad to joined you on this forum, hoping help from you soon if you can. I got problem with my Camry 1995, yesterday when I got in the car the windows, the AC and (speed and gass) readers didn't work, and battery doesn't charge too. I figured it was a fuse gauge 10A was blew and I replaced it a new gauge 10A very thing gets work fine but as soon as I move shift that fuse blew too and I tryed couble times to put a new fuse but it keeps blew once I move shift to drive. Any idea to help me. I'd like to fix this problem with low cost so can I fix this by myself? how? if not how mach do think it will cost me. Thanks
#950 of 1159 Re: Toyota camry 1995 fuse (10A GAUGE ) problem [idriss]
Apr 23, 2010 (6:12 pm)
There are a lot of things you can check, but start here. Open the trunk - on the drivers side by the hinge area, there should be a bundle of wires that run to the lights in the back on the trunk lid. This is a typical wear spot for Camrys. Check to see if the tail wires are shorting onto the body (rubbed bare). If they are, it will cause all sorts of trouble for the car, including blowing the 10A gauge fuse. Repair the wire (with connectors), put some extra protection around them and you should be good to go.
#951 of 1159 Re: Toyota camry 1995 fuse (10A GAUGE ) problem [idriss]
Apr 23, 2010 (6:16 pm)
Sorry - I didn't fully answer your question. If it is the short in the wires (your back up lights are probably blowing the fuse when you shift it) then this will be your cost.
1.59 for wire connectors
12.99 for the connector pliers
.59 for the electric tape to add extra protection
2.99 for extra wire sheath
1.99 for some extra wire to replace the damaged wiring
Don't just splice the wires with a twist and tape, use wire connectors, please.
#952 of 1159 Re: Toyota camry 1995 fuse (10A GAUGE ) problem [idriss]
Apr 23, 2010 (6:24 pm)
As you have figured out, the 10A GAUGE fuse feeds a lot of different things.
I would suggest you check two things first, which are typical problems:
- open the trunk, and lay in on your back with your head up by the drivers side hinge. Look for any frayed wires that may scrape metal when the trunk lid is opened shut. Make sure you don't lock yourself in.
- check the switch up on the transmission, which detects when it's in reverse and turns on the back up lights.
#953 of 1159 Re: Toyota camry 1995 fuse (10A GAUGE ) problem [idriss]
Apr 23, 2010 (7:40 pm)
Had a 96 Camry blowing fuse when I put it in gear. The brake pedal was hitting a wire that had a bare spot worn in over the years, since you use the brake to shift into drive.
#954 of 1159 91 camry ac,seatbelts,gas gauge,power windows won't work
May 08, 2010 (4:09 pm)
All of a sudden my power windows, ac, automatic seatbelts, power windows all stopped working. The car's battery is pretty new (less than a year old) and the 15-20 fuses are all fine.
Can anyone help me?
#955 of 1159 Re: dome and trunk light, power locks not working: 97 Camry LE [dittomusik]
May 16, 2010 (6:22 am)
Thanks this was very useful information. I used this along with the below link to replace my fused Dome Light.
How does one pluck out a fuse that is sitting in theFuse/Relay box inside the Dashboard compartment? Is there a cheap plier that I can buy somewhere that I can just leave it in the box when I don't need it?
#957 of 1159 Camry 1997 - Parking Brake Light on - Wiring loose?
May 16, 2010 (6:27 am)
The Parking Brake light, which says 'BRAKE' on the dashboard comes on sometimes when I start my car. I don't use my Parking Brake at all. It is obviously a wiring loose connection. Anyone has faced this problem before and how was it resolved?
#958 of 1159 Re: Camry 1997 - Parking Brake Light on - Wiring loose? [teddybearneil]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
May 16, 2010 (6:32 am)
Probably a grounded wire at the emergency brake lever, or a stuck or broken micro-switch down there. You might be able to remove the boot surrounding the lever and see what's up down there.