[Healeys] Fuses

richard mayor boyracer466 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 17 18:23:03 MDT 2021

I don't usually believe in the "miracle in a can" foolishness, .....BUT....
I am now a believer in the electric cleaner in a spray can.  There are a
couple of different brands.

Over the last year and a half I brought back to life the electrical systems
of a '72 Mercedes and a '76 Alfa.  The cars had sat for 20 years and 16
years respectively. Both cars use the European style ceramic fuses with
aluminum exterior strips. I fiddled with ground connections, fuses
connections, etc, etc. with mixed results. There was light corrosion
everywhere. It was very frustrating and difficult trying to clean so many
connections by mechanical means.

Then, on the recommendation of an Alfa guy I bought a can of the 'lectric
cleaner and gave it a try.  I was skeptical in the beginning.  However,
switches started switching,  Lights lit up. Motors started moting.  Fuses
started fusing.

On some connectors I just backed off the screw enough to loosen and wiggle
the terminals and then sprayed away.  On many connectors I didn't even do
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