96 ram 1500 keeps blowing fuses for the daytime running lights and dash light. what could this be i can not fine a short in wires

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Asked by Jan 30, 2012 at 06:18 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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check your grounds. a short doesnt always blow a fuse.

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Did you put a after market radio in your truck some times one of the wire could ground causing dash lights to blow the fuse

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