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Electrolux ZB271RF Is the glass thingy, in series with the batteries, a resistor or a fuse? I borrowed a multimeter and it reads 0.5 megohms.

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I figured the glass thing was a slow blow fuse.
\015\012Why it blew in the first place I'm not sure, as the batteries and motor are okay.
\015\012I bought something similar from J-car and whacked it in, it's been working like a charm ever since.
\015\012It was probably caused by the canister being too full & the motor running unloaded that caused the over current protection to do it's job.
\015\012I just hope it wasn't a resister that limited the charging current to the batteries. I guess if I see a small mushroom shaped cloud of smoke when i put it on the charger, I'll know it was.
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