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Toyota Camry Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
How to replace a blown electrical fuse in an XV40 2007 to 2011 Toyota Camry with picture illustrated instructions.

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Engine Bay Fuse Box
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Lift Up Release Tab
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Fuse Box Cover Removed

This automotive maintenance "how-to" guide was specifically written to assist owners of the XV40 generation 2007 to 2011 Toyota Camry sedan in replacing a blown electrical fuse.

Owners of other similar Toyota, Lexus or Scion vehicles such as the Corolla, Matrix, Yaris, Avalon, Venza, RAV4, FJ Cruiser, Highlander, 4Runner, Sequoia, Land Cruiser, Tacoma, Sienna, Aurion, IS 250, IS 350, ES 350, GS 350, LS 460, tC, xB, xD, iQ and may also find guide to be helpful.

The 07-11 Camry contains one fuse box in the engine bay next to the battery and another below the dashboard by the driver's left knee.

To replace any of the fuses, use the fuse puller tool located on the underside of the fuse box cover in the engine bay. There are also a few spare fuses situated next to the fuse puller tool.

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Fuse Location Chart
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Under Dash Fuse Box
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Remove Fuse Box Cover
To remove the top cover of the fuse box in the engine compartment, lift up on the release tab located on the side closest to the front bumper. On the underside of the cover, you'll find a fuse location chart, a white fuse puller tool and also several spare fuses.

A few of the fuses located in the engine compartment fuse box include for the cooling fans, the rear window defogger, the "ABS" anti-lock brake system, the vehicle stability control system, traction control system, brake assist system, the horn, the dome light, the alternator, the radio amplifier, the power seats, the hazard signals, the headlights, and the air conditioning system.

The 2nd fuse box is located underneath the dashboard on the driver side in front of the driver's left knee. Gently pull off the black plastic cover to access the fuses.

A few of the fuses in the fuse box under the instrument panel include the power windows, the fog lights, the 3rd / high mount brake light, the 2nd radio fuse, the windshield washer sprayer, the 12V power outlet, the sunroof, the tail lights, the gauges, and the 2nd A/C system fuse.

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Under Dashboard Fuses
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Fuse Puller Tool & Spares
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Using Fuse Puller Tool
Use the fuse box location charts on the engine bay or passenger compartment fuse box covers to locate the possibly blown fuse that needs to be checked or replaced. There are also charts in the owner's manual.

Take the white fuse puller tool off the underside of the engine bay fuse box cover. Squeeze the larger end to open the fuse puller tool and latch the smaller end on the head of the fuse. Then gently pull the fuse out of the fuse box while holding your other hand under the fuse puller tool to prevent the fuse from falling into the engine bay.



 

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Pull Out Blown Fuse
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Fuse Removed
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New Fuse Intact
Hold the fuse up to a light source to check whether or not it has been blown. If you see a break in the thin metal strip inside the plastic fuse, then it has been blown and needs to be replaced.

If the thin metal strip runs all the way through the center of the fuse without any interruptions, it is in good working order and does not need to be replaced.

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Push In New Fuse
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Pulling Out Fuse In Car
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Check Fuse - Intact
Repeat the process for any fuse that you suspect might be blown in the passenger compartment fuse box.

When in doubt, replace the fuse for any electrical device in the vehicle that is not working properly to help rule a defective fuse as the problem.

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Push In Electrical Fuse
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Replace Fuse Box Cover
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Snap On Fuse Box Cover
Double check your new fuse by holding it up to a light source before pushing it straight into the fuse box. The new fuse can be pushed in either way, but aligning it so that the amperage number matches the other fuses in the fuse box is best.

For more, check out my Toyota Camry Repair & Maintenance Guides page.
 

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