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All a fusible link is is a smaller gauge wire than the load carrying wire that has flame resistant insulation with a sand like substance inside that acts like a fire extinguisher when it get hot. It's amp rating depends on length and gauge of the wire.
Chrysler has it's own fusible link color code, all links are 6" long
Chrysler colors are:
Black- 12 gauge for 8 gauge wiring
Red- 14 gauge for 10 gauge
Dark Blue- 16 gauge for 12 gauge
Gray- 18- gauge for 14 gauge
Orange- 20 gauge for 16 gauge
White- 22 gauge for 18 gauge
Many mechanics now just replace fusible links with a maxi fuse and holder available at any auto parts store.
Soldering high amp connections isn't recommended, the heat can melt the solder.
Use crimp connectors.
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Last edited by illflem; 08-12-2009 at 11:23 PM.