Dodge Dakota: diagrams of fuse boxes and relays (2001-2004)

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Dodge Dakota (2001-2004) — This is the second generation of the Dakota family. The car was produced in 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. Dodge Dakota was presented in a 2-door and a 4-door pickup truck, with 2.5 L, 3.7 L, 3.9 L, 4.7 L, 5.2 L, 5.9 L gasoline engines and 2.5 L diesel engines.

In this article you will find information about location of the fuse boxes and relays with their diagrams and assignment, suitable for all Dakota models (ST, R/T, Sport, SLT, SXT, SXT+) and also for Regular Cab, Extended Cab, Quad Cab and Club Cab.

Especially we will highlight the fuses responsible for the Cigarette lighter  and  Fuel pump

See also: Dodge Dakota: diagrams of fuse boxes and relays (1997-2000)

Interior fuse box

Dodge Dakota (2001-2004): interior fuses and relays location
Dodge Dakota (2001-2004): interior fuses and relays location

Cabin junction fuse box is located on the left side of the dashboard, right in its end.

To gain access to the fuse panel you have to:

  • Grasp the plastic cover / lid and pull it toward you
Photo of the interior fuse box plastic cover Dodge Dakota (2001-2004)
Photo of Dodge Dakota (2001-2004) plastic interior fuse box cover with spare fuses
Dodge Dakota (2001-2004): interior fuse box diagram
Dodge Dakota (2001-2004): interior fuse box diagram
AmpsProtected circuit
115A / 20AInterior lights, Dome Lamp, Cargo (luggage) area lamp #1 and #2, Reading and courtesy lamps, Glove box lamp and switch, Instrument panel / cluster, Sentry Key immobilizer module, Driver's door module, Data Link Connector (DLC), Overhead Console (Electrical overhead console - EVIC), Base Overhead console, Radio (audio system 2000 - 2001), Center console lamp (2000-2001) [INT LAMPS]
220 AHorn (honk, beeper) relay [HORN]
320 ARadio (audio system 2002 - 2004)
420 APark Lamp relay (parking lights, Front park lamp, Front Turn signals lamps (Flashers / indicators / blinkers - left and right side), Front Side marker lamp, License plate light (left and right), Rear turn signals lights, Rear Tail lights, Stop lights (brake lamps), Central Timer Module, Fuse (Engine compartment): "T") [PARK LAMP]
520 AFront Wiper and Washer, Wiper relay, Central Timer module, Multi-function switch, Windshield wiper motor [FRT WIPER]
6 -Empty (not used)
7 -Empty (not used)
810 AInstrument Panel / cluster, Powertrain control module (PCM), Transmission control module (TCM) [TRANS POS IND]
95 AInstrument panel / cluster illumination (dimmer), Air Conditioner Heater (A/C), Radio (audio system), Overhead console, Transfer Case selector switch, Shift Bezel Lamp, Cigar Lighter [PANEL DIM]
1010 AFuel Pump relay, Radiator fan relay (engine cooling system), Sentry Key immobilizer module, Powertrain control module (PCM) [ENG RELAY]
1110 AAir Conditioner compressor clutch relay (A/C), Automatic Day / Night mirror, Overhead console, Central timer module, Transfer Case selector switch, Duty Cycle EVAP/Purge solenoid (2000 - 2001) [O/HD CONSOLE PURGE]
1210 AStarter relay, Powertrain control module (PCM) [STARTER]
1315A / 20A15A: Amplifier (2000-2001);
20A: Amplifier (2002 - 2004) [POWER AMP]
1410 AInstrument panel / cluster [CLUSTER 1]
1510 AHeated power mirrors, mirror adjustment (driver and passenger side) [HTD MIRROR]
16 -Empty (not used)
1715 ACigarette lighter / Power outlet (ACC Socket) [CIG LIGHTER]
1810 ARadio (Audio) [RADIO]
1910 ACombination Flasher - Hazard warning lights (4 ways lights), turn signals [TURN SIGNAL 1]
2010 AAirbag control module, Passenger Airbag On/Off switch indicator [AIRBAG 1]
2110 AAirbag control module [AIRBAG 2]
2220 AHeated seats - vehicles equipped
with heated seats [HEATED SEAT]
23 -Empty (not used)
2415 ARear window Defogger relay (heated rear window) [DEF RR A/C]
2510 AHeating and Air Conditioning Control, Heater [FT HTR A/C]
2615 ABack-Up Lamp / Reverse lights - left and right, Transmission solenoid / Transmission Range sensor (TRS) assembly (4.7L + Automatic Transmission), Back-Up Lamp Switch (Manual Transmission), Passenger door power lock switch, Automatic Day / Night mirror, Trailer Tow Connector [BACKUP LAMP]
2710 AAnti-lock braking system (ABS) [ANTI LK BRAKE]
2825 ADriver door module - Power / electric windows, Power door locks [PWR WINDOWS]
29 -Empty (not used)
RELAY
R1 -Horn relay (honk, beeper)
R2 -Park lamps relay

The Cigarette lighter fuse is at number 17 with an amperage of 15 Amps. The Fuel Pump has 2 fuses:1st – at number 10 with an amperage of 10 Amps and the 2nd fuse – under the hood at number 2 with an amperage of 20 Amps, also you can check Fuel Pump relay – № R7 (see below).

Combination flasher

If you have problems with Turn signal indicators, Hazard warning lights, Stop signal – you have to check Combination flasher – unit located under the instrument panel outboard of the steering column opening (over the DLC connector).

Location of the Combination Flasher
Location of the Combination Flasher

Combination Flasher resembles two relays soldered together.

Photo of the Combination Flasher (Dodge Dakota 2001-2004)
Photo of the Combination Flasher (Dodge Dakota 2001-2004)

Relays in Central timer module (CTM)

If you have a problem with the door locks, you can also check the CTM (BCM) and the relays built into it.

Location of the CTM
Location of the CTM
Photo of the Central Timer module Dodge Dakota 2001-2004
Photo of relays in the Central Timer module, Dodge Dakota 2001-2004
  • R1 and R2 – Door Lock and Unlock relays (built into Central timer module, non serviceable relays)

Fuse box and relays under the hood

In the engine compartment mounting block located on the left side (in the direction of car movement) next to the Battery.

Engine compartment fuse box is also called the Power Distribution center (PDC).

Fuse box and relays location under the hood Dodge Dakota (2001-2004)
Fuse box and relays location under the hood Dodge Dakota (2001-2004)

To access to the fuses and relays:

  •  You have to squeeze the 2 plastic latches on the sides of the cover.
Photo of the engine fuse box plastic cover Dodge Dakota (2001-2004)
Photo of the engine compartment fuse box plastic cover Dodge Dakota (2001-2004)
Diagram of the engine compartment fuse box (Dodge Dakota 2001-2004)
Diagram of the engine compartment fuse box (Dodge Dakota 2001-2004)
AmpsProtected circuit
120A / 30A20A: Combination Flasher - Hazard Warning lights, Turn signals (2002 - 2004); 30A: Combination Flasher - Hazard Warning lights, Turn signals (2000 - 2001) [HAZ / TURN]
220 AFuel Pump relay, Fuel pump, Powertrain control module (PCM) [ENGINE 2]
320 ACentral Timer module [CTM A]
440 ARear window Defogger relay, Passenger compartment fuses: № 15 [EBL]
520 AStop Lamps, Brake lights, Center high mounted stop lamp [ST LMP]
630 AElectric brake (Trailer Tow) [ELC BR]
740 AFuses in the passenger compartment fuse box №: 1, 2, 3, 4, 13 [INT LMP]
840 AAnti-lock braking system (ABS) [ABS]
950 AIgnition switch, Fuses in the passenger compartment fuse box: 21, 24, 25, 26, 27 [IGN 3]
1040 AIgnition switch, Fuses in the passenger compartment fuse box: 17, 18, 19 [IGN 2]
1130 AAutomatic Shut Down relay (Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Capacitor, Ignition Coil, Fuel Injector) [ENGINE 1]
1220 ACentral Timer module [CTM B]
1340 ABlower Motor, Heater Fan, A/C Fan, Ignition Switch [HEVAC FAN]
1450 APower Seats switch, Power seat motors (up, down, front up, front down, rear up, rear down, backward, forward) [PW SEAT]
1540A / 50ARadiator Fan - engine cooling system, Radiator fan relay [RAD FAN}
1650 AStarter, Starter relay [START]
1750 APower windows, Driver door control module, Wiper, Ignition switch, Fuses in the passenger compartment fuse box №: 5, 28 [PW WIN]
18 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
A20 ATransfer Case control module (TCCM) [4x4]
B10 AAir Conditioner compressor clutch relay [A/C]
C20 ATrailer Tow connector [TRLR]
D20 ACenter Power Outlet / Socket [PW OUT]
E20 AIgnition Switch, Fuses in the passenger compartment fuse box №: 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 20) [IGSW 1]
F20 ATransmission Control relay (Transmision Range Sensor (3.7L), Transmission Solenoid/Pressure switch assembly (3.7L), Transmission solenoid/TRS assembly (4.7L), Powertrain control module), TCM [TRANS]
G -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
H20 AFog Lamps - right and left lamps, Fog lamp relay, Headlamp switch, Central Timer module [FG LP]
J -Empty (not used) [R WPR]
K -Empty (not used) [R BLWR]
L -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
M -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
N -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
P -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
S -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
T10 ATrailer Tow сonnector [TRLR 2]
U20 AOxygen Sensor [O2 SEN]
RELAY
R1 -Radiator Fan relay (engine cooling system) [RAD FAN relay]
R2 -Automatic Shut Down relay [Engine relay]
R3 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R4 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R5 -Empty (not used) [SPARE] [Rear Blower relay]
R6 -Rear Window defogger [EBL relay]
R7 -Fuel Pump relay
R8 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R9 -Air Conditioner Compressor Clutch [A/C relay]
R10 -Fog Lamps / lights relay (right and left side) [FOG LAMP relay]
R11 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R12 -Oxygen sensor [O2 SENSOR relay]
R13 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R14 -Transmission Control relay, TCM [TRANS relay]
R15 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R16 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]
R17 -Starter [STARTER relay]
R18 -Wiper relay [FRONT WIPER relay]
R19 -Empty (not used) [SPARE]

We hope our article with the layout, purpose of fuses and relays and a description of where they are will help you in troubleshooting and repair the car. Leave your comments below!

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