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Dodge Dart Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide
How to change a blown electrical fuse or relay in a 2013 to 2016 Dodge Dart sedan with photo illustrated steps.

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2013 Dart Fuse Box
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Press In Tab To Release Clip
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Lift Off Fuse Box Cover

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Dodge Dart in checking or changing a blown fuse or relay in either the engine bay or interior passenger compartment electrical panels.

Owners of other Chrysler, Dodge and RAM vehicles such as the Town & Country, 300, 200, Avenger, Charger, Journey, Challenger, Durango, Grand Caravan, and Ram C/V Tradesman minivan may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

This 2013 Dart was equipped with standard mini blade electrical fuses which can be purchased at Walmart, Advance Auto Parts, Napa, AutoZone, Pep Boys or online at Amazon.

A plastic fuse puller tool was supposed to be included on the underside of the engine bay fuse box cover. If the tool is missing, you may use a pair of needle nose pliers with rubber insulated handles.

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Fuse Location Diagram
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Under Driver Dashboard
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Interior Electrical Block
Open the hood and move to the right side of the engine bay.

The rectangular shaped black plastic engine bay fuse box is located just behind the 12V automotive battery.

Gently push in the tab on the left side of the fuse box cover to release the retaining clip.

Lift off the fuse box cover and turn it over to view the fuse location diagram.

There is also a fuse location diagram in your owner's manual.

The interior passenger compartment electrical panel is located just below the driver's dashboard.

Look under the dashboard where the driver's left knee would normally reside.

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Pull Out Old Fuse
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Old Fuse Removed
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Hold Up To Light Bulb
Since the plastic fuse puller tool was missing from the underside of the fuse box cover, I chose to use a pair of needle nose pliers.

If you have to use needle nose pliers, make sure they have rubber insulated handles.

It would also be smart to wear gloves and safety glasses.

Pull the old fuse straight out of the socket.

Check the old fuse by holding it up to a light source.

If the thin metal bar inside the translucent plastic center part of the old fuse appears burnt or broken, the old fuse is most likely "blown" and should be replaced with a new one.

If the thin metal strip inside the center of the old fuse seems to be intact, the old fuse is most likely good. But since new fuses are so inexpensive, it should still be replaced as part of your electrical problem troubleshooting process.



 

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Push In New Fuse
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New Fuse Installed
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Line Up Tabs & Slots
Push a new mini blade fuse of the same amperage rating (e.g. 5, 10, 15, 20) straight in to the socket.

If your newer model year Dodge Dart is equipped with the slightly shorter low profile mini blade fuses, they may be replaced with the taller standard mini blade fuses.

Line up the plastic tabs on the right side of the fuse box cover with their corresponding slots.

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Lower Fuse Box Cover
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Push To Secure Retaining Clip
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Electrical Fuse Replaced
Lower the fuse box cover down in to place and push on it to sure the retaining clip.

Check the device that you were having issues with, such as the wipers, A/C system, radio, tail lights, headlights, horn, etc.

If the problem hasn't been resolved by changing the fuse, you may have a shorted wire somewhere or you need to change the electrical component itself.

For more, check out my other 2013-2016 Dodge Dart DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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