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Chevrolet Captiva Owners Manual: Fuses and Circuit Breakers, Engine Compartment Fuse Block

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Fuses and Circuit Breakers

The wiring circuits in the vehicle are protected from short circuits by fuses. This greatly reduces the chance of circuit overload and fire caused by electrical problems.

There are two fuse blocks — the engine compartment fuse block, and the instrument panel fuse block.

To identify and check fuses and relays, refer to the Fuse Usage Chart on the inside surface of the fuse panel door or cover.

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

The engine compartment fuse block is on the right side of the engine compartment, near the battery.

Caution

Spilling liquid on any electrical component on the vehicle may damage it. Always keep the covers on any electrical component.

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses, relays, and features shown.

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

Engine Compartment Fuse Block

Engine compartment fuse block in 2014 Chevrolet Captiva is a critical component that safeguards various electrical circuits within the vehicle. To access it, locate the fuse block near the battery or firewall in the engine bay. Refer to the owner's manual or the fuse block cover for a detailed diagram illustrating the function and amp rating of each fuse and circuit breaker. This information helps identify the specific electrical components protected by each fuse or breaker.

Regular inspection of the fuses and circuit breakers is essential for maintaining the electrical systems' functionality. Visually inspect each fuse and circuit breaker for any signs of damage, such as a blown fuse with a visible break in the metal strip or a tripped circuit breaker with the reset button popped out. Use a multimeter set to continuity mode to test for continuity across the fuse or breaker, ensuring they are working correctly.

When replacing fuses or resetting circuit breakers, always use replacements with the same amp rating to avoid damaging electrical components or causing electrical malfunctions. The fuse puller tool located in the fuse block or a pair of needle-nose pliers can safely remove and replace fuses. After replacement or resetting, test the associated electrical component to confirm proper functionality. If issues persist or if multiple fuses continue to blow, seek professional diagnosis and repair to address any underlying electrical problems in Chevrolet Captiva 1-st generation.

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