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2004 dodge ram 1500 with a 4.7. and the number 20 fuse blows

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2004 dodge ram 1500 with a 4.7. and the number 20 fuse blows on when running on when hot.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

This fuse powers the red wire at the ignition switch with the key in the run position, the yellow wire in the start position, and the pink/white in the off, run, and start positions.

Since it blows after its running then its not the yellow wire.

The Red wire powers fuses, 28, 50, 53 and PTC1

The pink/white wire powers the PCM and instrument cluster.

You need to remove these 2 wires from the ignition switch and run 2 power wires from the battery with inline fuses 25amp, to both of these wires. Then drive the truck and see which circuit blows the in line fuse so we know which circuit to look more into.

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Thanks Chris