My dodge ram blows 18 fuse when I turn on the parking lights dash lights don't work along with the dome and cargo
Could be a wire or bulb shorted out some where. Has it been in any fender benders or off roading situations that might have pinched or snatched the harnesses?
No just started it one morning and it went out
All lights headlights parking lights all work
Will the dome light work and not blow fuse if you don't turn on head lights?
If I don't turn on the parking light
Replaced the switch
Also replaced headlight, just throw money at it now not good
Don't want to do that. Let me do some digging. Will get back to you soon
I believe your parking light circuit is a negative output circuit. If so and the relay is bad it could be causing your dash lights to go to ground in the relay. I not positive about this tho. Sorry I could not be of more help.
This k I should try replacing the relay
How can I test the relay can I use a ohms meter
Found the problem the radio dash illumination wire was grounding to the frame
Causing the dash lights and dome, cargo lights to short out, after market radio was put in truck 8 years ago, years of change in temperature caused insulation on wire to ground out Thanks for all who responded very helpful thumbs up to Cargurus T
Sure glad you found it. And thanks for posting what you found. This info may be helpful to other owners in the future. Drive safe.
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