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Old 03-25-2012, 06:43:35 PM   #1
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Fuse box diagram?

Does anyone have a diagram for the fuse box under the steering wheel? im installing an aftermarket cdplayer to replace the POS cdplayer the previous owner had put in. My car had the Radio delete option, so the power wires are run to the fuse box, but they fuse they used never kept memory (presets, would not turn on when key was on) also my labels on the fuse box are unreadable, so i was wondering if anyone had a diagram and/or could suggest which fuse i should plug into that will work best with my CD player. Thanks
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:01:22 PM   #2
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What year is your car?
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:11:12 PM   #3
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its a 1981 Z. A/C car
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:13:50 PM   #4
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Your car is an '81?

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Old 03-25-2012, 07:16:20 PM   #5
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You might have to use the zoom in your tool bar to read that...lol... sorry
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:22:34 PM   #6
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Here's an 80 fuse block. (The only difference is the ECM ciircuit.)



All of the "extra" wires plugged into this one on the left side are IGN circuits.
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Old 03-26-2012, 04:12:49 AM   #7
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Not to hijack the thread, but is there a similar diagram for a 73? where can I find it?
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Old 03-26-2012, 04:11:28 PM   #8
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Here's an 80 fuse block. (The only difference is the ECM ciircuit.)



All of the "extra" wires plugged into this one on the left side are IGN circuits.

Is the battery connection that is hot at all times fused? What is the rating?

Any diagrams for a '79 Camaro fuse box?

Thanks.
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Old 03-26-2012, 05:37:59 PM   #9
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very helpful guys, thanks a bunch. also beware of the white lettering on the fuse box.,....i went to wipe mine to read it better and it wiped right off!!! haha
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Is the battery connection that is hot at all times fused? What is the rating?

Any diagrams for a '79 Camaro fuse box?

Thanks.

I'm pretty sure all of the connections at the fuse block are fused.
But..... I don't know which fuse services each plug.

A circuit tester and a fuse puller will tell you pretty quick which fuse controls them.

Here's a link to a 78 diagram.... I believe it's the same as a 79.

http://www.nastyz28.com/camaro/wire/78w-ip1.jpg
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Not to hijack the thread, but is there a similar diagram for a 73? where can I find it?


Here's a link to the 73 diagram.

http://www.nastyz28.com/camaro/wire/73w-ip1.jpg
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:01:36 AM   #12
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Here's a link to the 73 diagram.

http://www.nastyz28.com/camaro/wire/73w-ip1.jpg

Thanks!
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I'm pretty sure all of the connections at the fuse block are fused.
But..... I don't know which fuse services each plug.

A circuit tester and a fuse puller will tell you pretty quick which fuse controls them.

Here's a link to a 78 diagram.... I believe it's the same as a 79.

http://www.nastyz28.com/camaro/wire/78w-ip1.jpg

Thanks, I've seen this. But is there any diagrams that show which wires are hot, and at what time?
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:15:13 PM   #14
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The most sure-fire method to determine the answer to that question is to use a probe circuit tester with the key in the "Run" position.
Every fuse block contact should have power EXCEPT the instrument lamps circuit.
(That one gets power from the headlight switch.)

Then... Turn the car off and see which contacts still have power.
Those are your "BATTery" circuits.


Next.... Pull the closest fuse to see if it controls the contact you want to use.
When you find it.... Look at the fuse rating.
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:59:12 PM   #15
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The most sure-fire method to determine the answer to that question is to use a probe circuit tester with the key in the "Run" position.
Every fuse block contact should have power EXCEPT the instrument lamps circuit.
(That one gets power from the headlight switch.)

Then... Turn the car off and see which contacts still have power.
Those are your "BATTery" circuits.


Next.... Pull the closest fuse to see if it controls the contact you want to use.
When you find it.... Look at the fuse rating.

Thanks for the tips!
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