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Dead power outlet. Fuse is ok

Post by LagunaH1 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:11 pm

Hey guys,

The power outlet in the lower left side of the center, isn't working. If I've read the owner's manual correctly, it's protected by fuse F104. The fuse is fine, as is the enter armrest outlet which, supposedly, is protected by the same fuse.

So... Wiring...? Socket?

Not sure where to start
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Re: Dead power outlet. Fuse is ok

Post by DocPaulo » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:48 pm

Probably the inverter? Are we talking of the 110v outlet?
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Re: Dead power outlet. Fuse is ok

Post by LagunaH1 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:32 pm

Sorry, I could have been more precise. It's the 12 volt "cigar lighter" power outlet that's dead. The one located on the left hand side nearest the driver's seat.
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Post by DamageWagon » Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:37 am

I lost the same one, and my 110v inverter and the in-console 12v plug. My issue was that the fuse pins in the TIPM (fuse box) has bad contact. I noticed when removing the fuses that one side grabbed firmly and one did not. The loose side, I bent a leg of the fuse and stuck it back in - they all work now! All the fuses were good but weren’t making good contact with the pins.

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Post by LagunaH1 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:44 am

The funny part is, the 12v outlet in the armrest / console works just fine. I haven't tested the 110V outlet, guess I should :)

Thanks for the feedback guys
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Re: Dead power outlet. Fuse is ok

Post by Low_Sky » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:01 am

My 12V outlet just died and is exhibiting the same symptoms. Let me know if you figure this out, and I'll do the same. I haven't plugged anything into the 110V outlet, but F104 is in tact, the console 12V outlet works.
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Post by LagunaH1 » Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:04 pm

So, I finally got this figured out.

Turns out that the fuse tap *MUST* have fuses in both sockets. One is for the original circuit, and one for the new circuit. Simple as that. In hindsight, this is slapping-my-forehead simple, oh well. Live and learn :)

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Post by olyelr » Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:33 pm

What do you have the fuse tap for?
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Post by Low_Sky » Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:36 am

Well that doesn’t help my situation. No fuse taps hiding in my fuse box. I’m glad you got it figured out.
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Post by LagunaH1 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:07 pm

olyelr wrote:
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What do you have the fuse tap for?
I use it to drive a relay, which in turn controls the circuit which powers all my accessories in the tool box (HAM radio battery charging and charge controller, voltage booster, tuner, etc etc etc, air compressor). I wanted that circuit to be ignition switched, so I tapped the cigar lighter circuit.
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Re: Dead power outlet. Fuse is ok

Post by dustinsayes » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:44 pm

my 12v cigarette lighter plug is also dead. fuse is good. 2017 pw.

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Post by Retired BLM Rig » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:35 pm

My truck has a couple different power outlet fuses. Make sure you’re checking the right one.

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Post by LagunaH1 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:47 pm

dustinsayes wrote:
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my 12v cigarette lighter plug is also dead. fuse is good. 2017 pw.
Which fuse did you check?
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Post by Retired BLM Rig » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:39 pm

dustinsayes wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:44 pm
my 12v cigarette lighter plug is also dead. fuse is good. 2017 pw.
It looks like for a 2017, fuses #90, #93 and #104 are for protecting the various auxiliary power outlets. You should be able to confirm this info in your owners manual (look in the index under "Fuses").

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Re: Dead power outlet. Fuse is ok

Post by Retired BLM Rig » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:47 pm

Low_Sky wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:01 am
My 12V outlet just died and is exhibiting the same symptoms. Let me know if you figure this out, and I'll do the same. I haven't plugged anything into the 110V outlet, but F104 is in tact, the console 12V outlet works.
Low Sky,

It looks like for your 2015, the cigarette lighter/power outlet fuses would be #91, #93 and #104. The console power outlet and instrument panel power outlets are on separate fuses.
Actually fuse #90 and #91 are the same fuse, it just depends on how you plug it in. One position provides constant battery power to the power outlet (even with the key turned off) and the other position makes the power outlet turn off with the ignition switch. All Dodge/Ram trucks have at least one power outlet fuse that offers this feature (my 08 has it).

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Re: Dead power outlet. Fuse is ok

Post by Low_Sky » Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:35 am

Thanks for the extra info. I missed the post about the contact being loose inside the fuse box, so I’ll take a look at that too.
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Post by dustinsayes » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:33 pm

Retired BLM Rig wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:39 pm
dustinsayes wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:44 pm
my 12v cigarette lighter plug is also dead. fuse is good. 2017 pw.
It looks like for a 2017, fuses #90, #93 and #104 are for protecting the various auxiliary power outlets. You should be able to confirm this info in your owners manual (look in the index under "Fuses").

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Thank you, Sir. Fuse 93 was blown. I was only looking at fuse 104

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