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

No. AMPS Protected circuits
1 5 Instrument panel dimmer switch
2 10 Trailer tow park lamps
3 10 Right low beam headlamp
4 10 Left low beam headlamp
5 30 2004-2007: Windshield wipers/washer
5 2008-2012: Windshield wiper module (run/accy)
6 10 Radio (RUN/ACCY), Door switch illumination (2008-2012)
7 5 2004-2006: Headlamp illumination indicator
8 10 Restraints Control Module (RCM), PADI (Passenger Air bag Deactivation Indicator), Occupant classification sensor (OCS; 2007-2012)
9 5 Cluster air bag indicator
10 10 Cluster (RUN/START), 4×4 module (RUN/START)
11 10 Passenger compartment fuse panel (Logic power)
12 15 Center console subwoofer amplifier, Satellite radio
13 15 Horn, Interior lamps
14 15 High beam headlamp, High beam indicator (cluster)
16 30 Power windows
17 15 Turn signals/Hazards
18 Not used
19 20 Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)/Stop lamps
20 10 Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module, Brake-shift interlock (2004-2007), Speed control module, Back-up lamps, Overdrive cancel switch, Electronic flasher (turn/hazard)
21 5 Starter relay
22 5 Spare
23 30 Headlamps (low and high beam)
24 20 Radio
26 2 2004-2006: Brake pressure switch
2007-2012: Redundant cruise switch
27 10 Climate control blower relay/blend doors, 4×4 module (2004-2006)
28 15 4×4 module battery feed (B+)
29 20 Cigar lighter or power point, Diagnostic connector (OBD II)
30 5 Power mirrors
31 20 Front park lamps, Rear park lamps, License plate lamps, Dimmer switch, Trailer tow park lamps
32 5 Brake switch (logic)
33 5 Instrument cluster battery feed (B+)
34 20 Power point
35 15 Power locks
15 2004-2007: One-touch down relay
25 Accessory relay

Power Distribution Box

The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment on the drivers side near the fender.

2.3L Engine (above)

3.0L & 4.0L Engines (above)

No. AMP Protected circuits
1 50 2004: Passenger compartment fuse panel
40 2005-2012: Passenger compartment fuse panel
2 40 2004-2007: Amplifier (Tremor audio system only)
3 50 2004: Passenger compartment fuse panel
40 2005-2012: Passenger compartment fuse panel
4 Not Used
5 50 Passenger compartment fuse panel
6 Not Used
7 40 2004-2007: Starter
30 2008-2012: Starter
8 Not Used
9 40 Ignition switch
10 Not Used
11 30 Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Engine sensors
12 Not Used
13 30 Blower motor (climate control)
14 Not Used
15 30 2004: Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) (solenoids)
16 Not Used
17 40 ABS (motor)
18 Not Used
19 20 2.3L engine: Engine fan
20 Not Used
21 10 PCM keep alive power, Canister purge valve solenoid (2007-2012)
22 Not Used
23 20 2004-2006: Fuel pump
30 2007-2012: Fuel pump motor, Fuel injectors
24 Not Used
25 10 A/C clutch solenoid
26 Not Used
27 20 4×4 module
28 Not Used
29 30 2008-2012: Wipers/washer
30 Not Used
31 15 Fog lamps
32 30 2005-2012: Anti-lock brake system (ABS) module
33 Not Used
34 Not Used
35 Not Used
36 Not Used
37 Not Used
38 7.5 Trailer tow (right turn)
39 15 2007-2012: PCM power
40 Not Used
41 15 2004-2006: Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen (HEGO) sensors, EVAP canister vent valve, Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) stepper motor, Transmission
10 2007-2012: Automatic transmission
42 7.5 Trailer tow (left turn)
43 20 2007-2012: Engine fan relay coil, A/C relay coil, IAC, Mass air flow sensor, Heated exhaust gas oxygen sensor, Catalyst module sensor, Vapor management valve solenoid
44 15 2007-2012: Ignition coil, Capacitor
45A 2004-2007: Wiper HI/LO relay
45B 2004-2007: Wiper Park/Run relay
46A 2004-2006 (2.3 L): Fuel pump relay
2007-2012 (2.3 L): Fuel pump relay, Fuel injectors relay
3.0L and 4.0L engines: A/C clutch solenoid
46B 2004-2007: Washer pump relay
47 2.3L engine: Engine fan relay
3.0L and 4.0L engines: PCM relay
48 2.3L engine: Starter relay
48A 2004-2006 (3.0 L, 4.0 L): Fuel pump relay
2007-2012 (3.0 L, 4.0 L): Fuel pump relay, Fuel injectors relay
48B 3.0L and 4.0L engines: Fog lamp relay
54 Powertrain Control Module (PCM) relay
55 Blower relay
56 3.0L and 4.0L engines: Starter relay
56A 2.3L engine: A/C clutch solenoid relay
56B 2.3L engine: Fog lamp relay

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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