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I have no power to my interior lights, radio memory, power

Customer Question

I have no power to my interior lights, radio memory, power mirrors. I have traced it to the fuse panel under the dash, but not sure which fuse it may be, or if the problem originates before that. its a 1994 Dakota 2wd v-6
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: consistant
JA: Are you fixing your Dakota yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes I had lost all marker and tail lights, I found that when a previous owner had wired in a trailer light pigtail it had caused A SHORT WHICH MELTED A TRERMINAL IN THE HEADLIGHT switch . I replaced it and the markers and tails work great. the other lights were out before along with the markers. they all worke when I got the trk in June. I had removed the dash panel to fix a vacuum line to the ac control . after I replaced every thing is when the problem began
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: not that I can think of
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

Hi Im David, please allow me a moment to get that info for you.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ok
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no I have some mechanical back ground. I'm lacking basic info. have no owners manual or spec books for this vehicle
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

Fuse 1: 30A, Green; A/C Heater Motor
Fuse 2: 30A Silver (Circuit Breaker); Power Windows
Fuse 3: 15A Light Blue; Overhead Consule, Day/Night Mirror, Reverse Lamps
Fuse 4: 5A Tan; ABS (There is not on in the picture)
Fuse 5: 20A Yellow; Power Door Locks
Fuse 6: 20A Yellow; Horn Relay, Instrument Cluster, Radio Choke Relay (on Premium audio system)
Fuse 7: 10A Red; Buzzer Module, Stop Lamps
Fuse 8: 20A Yellow; Headlamp Switch
Fuse 9: 15A Light Blue; Cigar Lighter
Fuse 10: 20A Yellow; Windshield Wiper
Fuse 11: 20A Yellow; Turn Signal
Fuse 12: 10A Red; Radio
Fuse 13: 4A Pink; Recives power from Fuse 8 to power instrument lights (such as the cigar ligher lighting, ash tray light, dash lights, radio lights, etc.)
Fuse 14: 15A Light Blue; Instrument Cluster
Fuse 15: EMPTY
Fuse 16: 5A Tan; Buzzer Module, 4WD Indicator Lamp, Tranny O/D Switch, Tranny Oil Temperature Sensor
Fuse 17: EMPTY
Fuse 18: EMPTY
Fuse 19: EMPTY
Fuse 20: 25A Natural; Park Lamp Relay, Off Road Lamp Switch (There is not one in the picture, I believe this is only on vehicles with fog lamps)

NOTE 1: Fuse 3 and Fuse 14 provide power for the Airbag Control Module Cavities 2, and 1, respectivly.
NOTE 2: Fuse 4, Fuse 7 and Fuse 11 provide power for the Controller ABS Brake Cavities 7 and 12, 9, and 3, respectivly.

Under Fuse 4, 8, and 12 is the Buzzer Module (Black rectangle in the picture)
Under Fuse 16 is the Hazard Flasher (Silver circle in the picture)
Under Fuse 20 is the Horn Relay (White plastic looking in the picture)
To the side of Fuse 17 and 18 is the ABS Warning Lamp Relay (Open cavity in the pict

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

do you still need assistance?

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

hello??????

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Hello!

Different expert here.

Did you still need help?

If so, please let me know as I will be happy to help.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No thank you I got it figured out. Thanks
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Your welcome