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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi replaced taillight bulbs, got

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi replaced taillight bulbs, got flashers working, break lights, but nothing when headlights engaged. Where are those fuses brother?
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Customer: 121000 mi
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
When I hook up to boat trailer nothing
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

Did you replace bulbs with same type? Are the front parking lamps working?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Lamp out light still goes on dash
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Left blinker works
Left brake works
Left flasher works
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No boat trailer no running with headlights on. 3rd bulb blank
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thanks for responding sir by the way
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Fuse?
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

If front parking lamps are working, then tail lamps should be working as well since they both run off the same power circuit and fuse. Can you give me a little history on how this condition come to be? Also, what was the reason for replacing all those bulbs?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Lamp out light went on. Left twilight went out. Boat trailer lights didn't work. Replaced bulbs now missing boat trailer, running light lamp out light still on
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Taillight
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Excuse me
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

OK. You mention a trailer; were all the trailer connections made through the Trailer Tow relays, or by splicing into the existing rear lamp circuits?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I plug into to pigtail under rear bumper
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

By "pigtail under rear bumper", do you mean a factory-installed trailer connector?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Has tow package
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Used to plug in after market here
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

Can you clarify that last post about "after market"?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
This
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Now use this
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Wait one
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Under rear bumper. Factory
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Got running lights now truck. No boat trailer
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

Great. Everything looks like it's supposed to on the truck side. Check fuses 32, 33 and 34 in the fuse box under the hood as shown in the attached graphic. 33 is probably blown and if so, you'll need to check the tail lamp circuit on the trailer for a possible short to ground.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
You're awesome. Thanks bro
Aloha!
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for using my services.

Best Regards.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
On 2005 Dodge 1500 hem I which fuse runs 3rd brake light?
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 8 months ago.

Fuse 24 15Amps.

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