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2000 Dodge Durango has blown 40amp fusable link, twice

2000 Dodge Durango has blown two 40amp fusable links in the engine compartment fuse box in the last two months upon startup. None of the smaller fuses in the dash fuse boxes have been affected. I believe it must be in the power supply and not one of the consuming compenents. Any ideas?

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  • jjjefferson Jun 01, 2009

    Update: Ok, I looked again (and have replaced again) the fusable link. It is "not" for the Ignition ...it is for the Interior/Parking Lights. Which kills the radio, parking, int lights and causes a "Lift Gate" alarm on the Dashboard to appear.



    I noticed that this thing blows even before I start the car. I can blow when I switch the key to the ACC position. I have looked at all the lights....the wiring I cannot find a short anywhere. Could this be a bad ignition switch causing this? If so, how easy are they to replace...the air bag makes me nervous ;-(



    Thanks.

  • jjjefferson Jun 05, 2009

    PROBLEM SOLVED!

    So I scanned the Internet and came across a TSB on the G202 ground problem. That TSB had ALL the same electrical circuits listed that I was seeing problems with. The ground was good....so I started nose around under the dash looking for loose wires. I noticed a wire bundle really close to the Emergency Brake Gear. When I release the brake...the bundle moved.

    Sure enough, closer inspection revealed that this bundle was being abrated by the Emergency Brake teeth and it cut through all the insolation over the years. The bare hot leads were grounding against the frame of the Emergency Brake.

    A couple of pieces of electrical tape and a wire tie fixed this.

    I'm sure that would have cost me serious $$$ for a shop to find. It was not "obvious" in the least!

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Your main wire coming form the starter is prob grounding out against the ex manifold

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