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    Well, it was the fuse. I tried replacing the fuse, and it shorted out again when I connected the negative cable to the battery. The only thing I was playing with was the ignition system. What could be causing the fuse to blow? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SEINSMELD View Post
    Well, it was the fuse.
    In post #8, I mentioned checking the fuses (plural). Which fuse are you referring to?
    The 40 amp fuse on the main power harness, or the 20 amp fuse on the system relay wiring?
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    The 40 amp fuse blows and was blown. Where's the other one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SEINSMELD View Post
    The 40 amp fuse blows and was blown.
    If the main power harness isn't shorted to ground (40 amp fuse only blows when plugging in the ECU connector), call Holley Tech Service (LINK).

    Where's the other one?
    It's on the system relay wiring (located near the system relay).
    May God's grace bless you in the Lord Jesus Christ.
    '92 Ford Mustang GT: 385"/6.3L SBF, Dart SHP 8.2 block, forged steel crank & rods, forged pistons, Trick Flow T/W 11R 205 CNC comp ported heads, 12:1 comp ratio, 232°-244° duration/.623" lift/114° LSA camshaft, TFS R-Series FTI comp ported intake, BBK 80mm T/B, Holley Dominator MPFI & DIS, Holley 36-1 crank trigger, MSD 1x cam sync, PA PMGR starter, PA 200A 3G alternator, Optima Red battery, 100HP progressive dry direct-port NOS, R134a A/C, Spal dual 12" fans, Frostbite 3-core aluminum radiator, Pypes dual 2.5" exhaust, off-road X-pipe, shorty headers, Earl's -6AN fuel system plumbing, Walbro 255 LPH in-tank pump & Pro-M -6AN hanger, S&W subframe connectors, BMR upper & lower torque box reinforcements, LenTech Strip Terminator wide-ratio AOD, 3000 RPM C6 converter, B&M Hammer shifter, Stifflers transmission crossmember & driveshaft safety loop, FPP aluminum driveshaft, FPP 3.31 gears, Cobra Trac-Lok differential, Moser 31 spline axles, '04 Cobra 4-disc brakes, '93 Cobra booster & M/C, 5-lug Bullitt wheels & 245/45R17 M/T Street Comp tires.

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    It blows when I connect the negative battery cable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SEINSMELD View Post
    It blows when I connect the negative battery cable.
    I know, but that doesn't isolate the main power harness from the ECU.
    Start by disconnecting all ECU connectors, except the main power harness.

    Leave the power harness connected to the battery.
    Disconnect the main power harness from the ECU.
    Does the 40 amp fuse blow as soon as it's replaced?
    If so, the main power harness is shorted to ground.
    If not, reconnect the main power harness to the ECU.
    Does the 40 amp fuse blow as soon as it's connected?
    If so, the ECU is defective. Call Holley Tech Service (LINK).
    May God's grace bless you in the Lord Jesus Christ.
    '92 Ford Mustang GT: 385"/6.3L SBF, Dart SHP 8.2 block, forged steel crank & rods, forged pistons, Trick Flow T/W 11R 205 CNC comp ported heads, 12:1 comp ratio, 232°-244° duration/.623" lift/114° LSA camshaft, TFS R-Series FTI comp ported intake, BBK 80mm T/B, Holley Dominator MPFI & DIS, Holley 36-1 crank trigger, MSD 1x cam sync, PA PMGR starter, PA 200A 3G alternator, Optima Red battery, 100HP progressive dry direct-port NOS, R134a A/C, Spal dual 12" fans, Frostbite 3-core aluminum radiator, Pypes dual 2.5" exhaust, off-road X-pipe, shorty headers, Earl's -6AN fuel system plumbing, Walbro 255 LPH in-tank pump & Pro-M -6AN hanger, S&W subframe connectors, BMR upper & lower torque box reinforcements, LenTech Strip Terminator wide-ratio AOD, 3000 RPM C6 converter, B&M Hammer shifter, Stifflers transmission crossmember & driveshaft safety loop, FPP aluminum driveshaft, FPP 3.31 gears, Cobra Trac-Lok differential, Moser 31 spline axles, '04 Cobra 4-disc brakes, '93 Cobra booster & M/C, 5-lug Bullitt wheels & 245/45R17 M/T Street Comp tires.

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    Hi. Had the same issue. Holley replied that ‘improper installation” was the cause and warranty not applicable. Quite a joke as the install was done by an electrical engineer!

    Hoping you don’t experience same reply, so check wiring and document wiring when you contact Holley.

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