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plugs and fuses

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Does anyone know what happens if you say use a 13 amp fuse when you ought to be using a 10 amp one?

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Re: plugs and fuses

Nothing.

if everything works fine.

but if you have a fault it will not blow at the level it should and could cause damage to your electrical item(Drunk.

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Re: plugs and fuses

user="TheLastManWithBetamax" wrote:
Does anyone know what happens if you say use a 13 amp fuse when you ought to be using a 10 amp one?

Don't ever be tempted to do this.

The fuse rating is there for a reason, which is to stop major problems should a fault develop in whatever the fuse is meant to protect. 

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