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Re: Renault Scenic II - Access the resistor pack in 5 mins.
I might be out of order here Paul
Not at all, I don't profess to be an expert in this field.
You bring up a fair point, but a resistor is designed to heat up by passing an electrical current across it. So I doubt if anything combustible from heat would be placed near it?
Maybe the bulb wasn't the best example, but I can think of a couple of better ones - the bars(elements) on an electric fire, or the rings on an electric cooker.
These fail occasionally in the presence of air, and a flame doesn't result.
I think I'm correct in saying the majority of vehicle fires are caused by a spark (or arcing via a short circuit)rather than a minimal increase in temperature for something which is intended to get 'hot' in any case?
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