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The ground wiring on newer vehicles is a little complicated. Older cars, the ground would have been to the body around the tail-lights, but these have a ground wire in the harness and is connected to the turn-signal switch, and other sources. I don't think you have a ground problem. Does the fuse blow as soon as you press it into the fuse-block, or when you step on the brake? I believe you have a dead short somewhere, possibly a pinched turn-signal wire close to the tail-light assembly. Brake lights work through the turn-signal wires from the turn-signal switch on the steering column. That's how you can have one side blinking for turn while the other side stays on for brake. I'm kind of shooting in the dark here because I don't know what all you've done. If you replaced the turn-signal switch in the steering column, you may have pinched a wire or something there. Another thing, if the fuse doesn't blow as soon as you press it in, will both turn-signals work as long as you don't press on the brake? If you can provide a little more information, I might be able to help you more. One last thing....Have you replaced tail-light/turn-signal bulbs? If so, be sure you used the right bulb. You should only have two bulbs, one for back-up lights and one 1157-type combination for tail-lights and turn-signals. I have seen people use a single contact (1056) bulb in place of a 1157, which creates a short from brake/turn-signal back into the tail-light circuit. I do have a 1994 Dodge Dakota.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 30, 2020


1994 Dodge Dakota Car Stereo Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Red/Blue
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Chassis
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Black/Yellow
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Orange
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/Orange
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Violet/White
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Blue
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown/Yellow
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Red
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/Red

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1994 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 30, 2018


try auto zone library

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 14, 2018


is their a switch /dimmer in the dash somewhere ?

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Nov 26, 2017


Bad bulb ,& or socket

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 12, 2017


Use a 12 Volt test light at the tail light connector and see if power is present at the harness, this would indicate a possible defective bulb socket.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 03, 2017


Does it have the firing order embossed on the intake manifold?

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Aug 27, 2017


#1 cylinder is at top dead center twice during a normal combustion cycle - once at the top of the compression stroke and once at the top of the exhaust stroke. To make sure you're coming up on the compression stroke, remove the #1 spark plug and hold your finger over the hole as you rotate the crankshaft. If you feel pressure, it's the right stroke. If you don't, continue for another complete revolution of the crankshaft.
Once you'e at TDC on the compression stroke, then insert your distributor with the rotor pointing at the #1 position (you may need to adjust the distributor drive shaft - lift it to disengage from the cam gear - to get the rotor pointing as close as possible to #1).

1994 Dodge... | Answered on May 23, 2017


Sounds like the cylinder is not connected with the switch, or the cylinder is broken.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 08, 2016


Is a power retainers . Most have 30 20 + 40 amp . Fueses . Normally 1 is you alternator 1 is your stater and you supply .

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 29, 2015


yes follow the steps in video and get an alignment

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Apr 14, 2015


Blown fuse?

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 25, 2015


You have to have both crank case and cam shaft sensors working or you will not get fire.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 03, 2015

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