Subaru Workshop Manuals
Hatchback 4WD F4-1781cc 1.8L (1983)
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wiring from a direct short to ground. Though the element is easier to service and inspect than a fusible link, it has limited use and will be
Fig. 3 Good and Damaged Fusible Links
Fig. 6 Wire Size Conversion Table
In addition to circuit breakers and fuses, some circuits use fusible links to protect the wiring. Like fuses, fusible links are "one-time" protection
Determining characteristics of the types of fusible links:
Hypalon(R) (limited use): only available in .35 sq mm or smaller and its insulation is one color all the way through.
SIL/GXL (widely used): available in all sizes and has a white inner core under the outer color of insulation.
Expanded Duty: available in all sizes, has an insulation that is one color all the way through and has three dots following the writing on the
Service fusible links are available in many lengths. Choose the shortest length that is suitable. If the fusible link is to be cut from a spool, it
CAUTION: Fusible links cut longer than 225 mm (approx 9 in.) will not provide sufficient overload protection.
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