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Ignition fuse keeps blowing...

I have a 1972 El Camino, 350 with HEI. Every time I turn the key to the on position the ignition fuse blows. Anyone have any ideas on what's causing this?

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Old 07-31-2006, 05:04 AM
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Doc here,

Pull the "BATT" wire from the HEI, replace the fuse and turn the key on..if it blows, you have a short on the switch, or the column plug, or the wire to the engine bay.

IF it does not blow...you have a defective coil..test or replace it.

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