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The RL7 fuse went out, book symbol on HVAC. My fuse box does not look quite as bad as the one on the main page. I was hoping you guys could take a look to see if it needs replaced or if I can just get another relay and call it a day. Don't know if it matters or not, but the pollen filters were bad, and the one on the fuse box side was horrible, had leaves and wet muck in it. Anyway, on to the pics. Thanks in advance

The Relay:


The Fuse Box RL7 location:


Underneath the plastic:



I couldnt take the circuit board out, it felt like I was going to break something. I'm not sure if you can tell by only looking at the underside or not. thanks for any help.
 

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Mine looked similar to that and I didn't think it was all that bad. ONly upon pulling it apart did I find lots of corrosion and burning of the board. I would pull the board out and check the underside.
 

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rrtoadhall said:
Mine looked similar to that and I didn't think it was all that bad. ONly upon pulling it apart did I find lots of corrosion and burning of the board. I would pull the board out and check the underside.

I got the board out. I would suggest to anyone trying this to be very careful, I almost broke it a few times, and bent some of the prongs (just bent them back).

Underneath RL7:


What looks like corrosion under RL12. Can this be cleaned/fix?



Thanks again.
 

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mine has been identical to that for 4 years now. Same relay even. I just put in a new relay, and give it a wiggle every once in awhile. The smart/right thing to do would be to replace it...but I just keep waiting for the engine to die...which it won't. :think:
 

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mine is bad in the exact same way as the OP. this is why i was aksing questions about the different part numbers of boxes. I thought a had a line on one in a junkyard, but alas what they listed as a 96 range rover was really a 93. in their defense though it was white as advertised. I did grab a few relays from a DI on my way out and used one to replace my burned R7 relay. just had to sand off the nub on the side of the relay and it works just fine. I think I will just have to buy a new fuse box.
 

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fixed mine three or four times every few months - got sick of cutting and resoldering all the connecting lugs.

Do you have any burning around the main battery feed?



So many gremlins went away once I just paid the cash and bought a new fuse box....
 

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I gotta tell guys, I would just replace the fuse box with a new one.

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Scotty said:
I gotta tell guys, I would just replace the fuse box with a new one.

Scotty
Ditto, new ones are good

Burning on boards when they attract damp acts slike a circuit and odds things start to happen
Basically the black is carbon and becomes conductive
 

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Thanks for all the help guys. I decided just to go ahead and get another fuse box, just in case. At least I have a ton of extra relayss/fuses now.
 

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I just placed an order for a new one even though the one in my 96 "milk wagon" doesn't look as bad as your's.(around $250 with overnight shipping).
 

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nickm347 said:
Thanks for all the help guys. I decided just to go ahead and get another fuse box, just in case. At least I have a ton of extra relayss/fuses now.

if its a brand new one then i doubt it will come with relays. just the fuses are included in every one i have yet to see.
 

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david despain said:
nickm347 said:
Thanks for all the help guys. I decided just to go ahead and get another fuse box, just in case. At least I have a ton of extra relayss/fuses now.

if its a brand new one then i doubt it will come with relays. just the fuses are included in every one i have yet to see.
I bought a used one, comes with relays and fuses
 
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