Fuses protect your vehicle’s electrical system from overloading. If electrical parts in your vehicle are not working, the system may have been overloaded and blown a fuse. Before you replace or repair any electrical parts, check the appropriate fuses.

The following charts tell you which fuses protect each electrical part of your vehicle. If a fuse blows, all the parts of your vehicle that use that circuit will not work.

Once you have determined which fuses to check, follow the procedures under Checking and Replacing Fuses further down this page.

Passenger Compartment Fuse Panel

The passenger compartment fuse panel is located on the drivers side (end) of the dash board.


Number Ampere rating [A] Description
1 7.5 Power Mirror
3 15 Parking lamp
4 10 Left Headlamp
5 10 Data Link Connector (DLC)
6 7.5 Air Bag System, Blower Relay, EATC
7 7.5 Illumination Switches
8 10 Right Headlamp, Foglamp Relay, DRL
9 10 Anti-lock System
10 7.5 Speed Control, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), A/C System, Brake Interlock
11  7.5 Instrument Cluster, Warning Lamps
12 10 Front Wash System, Power Windows
13 15 PCM System, Stoplamps, AWD, Anti-lock System, Speed Control
14 20 Anti-Lock System
10 Anti-Lock System
15  7.5 Air Bag, Alternator
16 30 Front Wiper
17 25 Cigar Lighter
15 Cigar Lighter
18 15 A/C System
19 25 PCM System, Ignition Coil
20  7.5 Anti-Theft, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
21 15 Hazard Lamps
22 10 Turn Signals
24 10 Starter, Anti-Theft
25  7.5 Speedometer, Generic Electronic Module (GEM)
26 10 4R44E/4R55E/4R7OW/5R55E Overdrive, DRL System, Backup Lamps
27 10 Under Hood Lamp, Map Lamps, Glove Box Lamp, Dome Lamp, Visor Lamps, 4×4 System
28  7.5 Generic Electronic Module (GEM)
29 10 Audio System
33 15 Headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster

Engine Compartment Fuse Panel:

Not all of your fuses are in the panel under the dash. There is also a fuse panel (power distribution box) in the engine compartment on the drivers side of the vehicle.

Number Ampere rating [A] Description
Maxi fuses
2 30 PCM Power
3 20 Fuel System, Anti-Theft System
4 20 Headlamps
5 30 ABS system
6 30 ABS system
8 20 Parking Lamps
9 40 Blower Motor
10 20 Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seat
11 20 PCM Memory, Horn
13 50 Instrument Panel Fuse
14 50 Ignition
Mini fuses
1 20 JBL System
2 30 Power Point
3 15 HEGO
4 20 4 Wheel System
10 Air Bag System
5 15 PCM Memory Power
6 15 Alternator system
7 10 Air Bag System
20 4 Wheel System
8 15 DRL/Fog Lamps/Off-Road Lamps
1 Wiper Run Relay
2 Horn Relay
3 Fog Lamp Relay
4 WOT A/C Relay
5 PCM Power Relay
6 Fuel Pump Relay
7 Wiper HI/LO Relay
1 ABS diode
2 PCM diode
1 RABS Resistor

Checking and Replacing Fuses

If you need to check a fuse, follow these steps:

1. Find the fuse panel, which is located in the left end of the instrument panel. The power distribution box (described earlier in this section) is found in the engine compartment, mounted on a bracket attached to the drivers side fender apron.

To access the fuse panel, remove the fuse panel cover by inserting your finger in the divot and pulling on the cover. The underside of the cover contains four spare fuses. A fuse pulling tool is located in the lower right corner of the fuse panel in case you need to replace a blown fuse.

Color Coded: The spare fuses for your vehicle are color coded as follows:

  • 10 amp — red
  • 15 amp — light blue
  • 20 amp — natural
  • 30 amp — light green.

See further down on this page for examples

2. On the fuse panel cover, find the number of the fuse you want to check. The diagram on the cover tells you where to
locate the fuse on the panel.

3. Check the fuse to see if it is blown. Look through the clear side of the fuse to see if the metal wire inside is separated. If it is, the fuse is blown and should be replaced.

Another method for testing fuses is to use a Bussmann fuse tester. There’s no need to remove the fuse from the holder. You simply adjust the prong width on the tester to line up with the bare metal spots on the end of the fuse, and then watch for the indicator light to glow signaling that the fuse is good.

4. Replace the fuse with one that has the right amperage rating

*WARNING Always replace a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire.

5. Put the fuse panel cover back on.

Even after you replace a fuse, it will continue to blow if you do not find what caused the overload. If the fuse continues to blow, have your electrical system checked.

Fuse Color / Ratings:

As mentioned above, fuses are color coded to their AMP rating. See the image below for examples.


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