What is the function of condenser/resistance in fuse panel?

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geantbrun
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What is the function of condenser/resistance in fuse panel?

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Hi again,
I wanted to clean the contacts in my fuse panel and I noticed one thing. On each "box" (there are three), we can see a condenser coupled with a resistance. I was wondering the function of this couple. I ask the question because one of the resistances seems broke and I am wondering if I can replace it or not.
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Patrick
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TDJohn
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Re: What is the function of condenser/resistance in fuse panel?

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It is a frequency noise suppressor for items like CB, radio, TV monitors, etc.
John
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geantbrun
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Re: What is the function of condenser/resistance in fuse panel?

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I'm always impressed about the quantity of knowledge here!
Thank you very much John for your answer.
By the way, I assume that I can change this broken resistance without any risk of damage, right?
Patrick
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Re: What is the function of condenser/resistance in fuse panel?

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geantbrun wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:05 pm I'm always impressed about the quantity of knowledge here!
Thank you very much John for your answer.
By the way, I assume that I can change this broken resistance without any risk of damage, right?
Patrick
Safari Sahara '96
CAT 3126
geantbrun
I believe that's a Capacitor or a Condenser ... (in either case they can be replaced without a risk of damage).
Mel
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geantbrun
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Re: What is the function of condenser/resistance in fuse panel?

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Thank you Mel!
Patrick
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