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?????????What are the consequences of electric short???????????Can the short damage the parts??

i have honda accord 1995lx.i was asked to change the fuse cause the window was not shutting down .I changed it and it worked.but the speedometer was down.the next day,my ignition switch broke down .i think there might be some electric short which damaged the ignition switch.ii replaced iti and it works now.i was wondering whether the electric short can damange the parts or not?will appreciate the response.thanks.

Answer:

It is possible, but not likely. When the short occurs and the amperage flowing through the fuse reaches it's rating, then the fuse opens and protects the circuit from damage. Everything in that circuit is rated above the fuses blowing point, so no damage should occur to the components
Dec 7, 2017
Yes an electrical short can cause damage to other parts. A short produces a power surge on the line and can burn out other parts in the same circuit. Unfortunately you may have to unwrap your wire bundles to find it. Or it could be as simple as having a fuse that is shorting.
Dec 7, 2017
Just a list of things. Damage to other components, melting of plugs$$$$, melting of complete systems$$$$$$, FIRE$$$$$$$$$!
Dec 7, 2017

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