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yesterday, i went to look at my fuse block and replace any blown fuses (and possibly rectify a problem with my emergency flashers) when i saw that there were a couple of clips missing. what can i do about this? do i need to buy an entirely new fuse block (and if so, where can i get one? i haven't been able to find one online)?

i don't want to wire in an entirely new, modernized block, because i've heard from some it's a major pain and i don't really know what i'm doing when it comes to electrics. :bloated:
as some may have seen my other thread, i'm relatively new to classic cars. thanks!
 

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I'm not looking at one now, but as I recall there are empty spots on some models due to the fact your car may not have had those options (XR7 vs standard perahps) - so the harness did not require a fuse in that position. I doubt you need a new block....they are pretty sound and don't break that easy. (But you never know what the PO did I guess.....)
 

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If you want new clips, they have them at National Parts Depot. Warning, the clips are stiff and snug. You'll want to take the block out. They are very snug for fuses as well. Tough to get in, tough to get out. Price you pay for a solid current I guess.
 

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I'm not looking at one now, but as I recall there are empty spots on some models due to the fact your car may not have had those options (XR7 vs standard perahps) - so the harness did not require a fuse in that position. I doubt you need a new block....they are pretty sound and don't break that easy. (But you never know what the PO did I guess.....)
i thought the same thing at first, but one of the slots missing a clip is for the emergency flashers, and i'm pretty sure that wasn't an option lol.

and thank you for the national parts depot info!
 

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Who needs emergency stuff! ;>) Gotcha then! I bet those are the spade type connectors that are held in place by a tab that "locks into place when you push it in from the back. To get an old one out requires that you get a tiny screwdriver or such under that littlle tab and push the connector out from the front....at least that was the way my old camper was. Somebody must have really pushed on it to pop it out in the first place. Hopefully they didn't hurt it to much in the process and you can easily replace it. If you don't own one of those little fuse pullers (tube type) you may want to pick one up while your in the parts store. They are like gold now that tube fuses are becoming scarce and get broke easy using needle nose grab them!
 
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