There is nothing under the black box on the tailgate. Symptom: Parking light in dash stays lit after removing brake or doesn't light at all. When I Drive It On The Highway At About 50-60 Mph, It Starts To Shake. Make sure one or both wires are not off their terminals & contacting the tub. If the fuse still blows the fuse the short is between the contacts on the tailgate opening in the tub & the brake switch splice. Then no signal or brake lights on trailer. My #2 fuse for the brake lights keeps blowing. (2) If the fuse only blows when the brake pedal is pressed, connect the lamp as above. Only replaced one socket, the middle one for the turn signal. Turn signal, brake and hazard lights all worked fine and everything on the passenger side works fine (including tail/parking lights). I got pulled over the other night for no tail light on drivers side. If good there follow the wiring from that side all the way over to the driver’s side where is goes inside the tub including the trailer connections ant the exhaust pipe. The short was caused when mud somehow got into my trailer plug (OMG its a Jeep imagine mud getting into something that mounts UNDER the damn bumper! I was able to get Jeep to cover half, at the dealer warantee rates and the job cost about 1/4 of the original estimate. DCOOK1979 MEMBER; 1997 JEEP WRANGLER; When I turn my turn signals to the left, I blow a fuse. The Fuse That Controls By Tail Lights And Dash Lights Keeps Blowing. However, when mounting that larger spare tire on your vehicle, sometimes you can lose the factory mounting position for that brake light. If is does not blow the fuse the short is in the tailgate. Sorry to hear you were unable to correct the problem yourself. Found blown fuse, replaced it, stepped on brakes and it blew again. I have replaced the brake light switch still does it. Every time I step on my brakes they blow a fuse. I have the Curt wiring harness. The simplest possibility is the bulbs (brake light bulbs) on the circuit have corroded and the contacts have melted such that they touch creating a short. 98 jeep tj.brake light fuse keeps popping but only brake light fu if it is rusty underneath you could have a shorted wire Jan 09, 2010 | Jeep Wrangler Cars & Trucks It's the round 7 pin plug. Signals and running lights work fine until you touch the petal and it blows the fuse. Now have short in turn signals. Auto shutdown 30amp fuse keeps blowing Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 AT 10:38 PM. This happened to me and it was because my trailer hitch plug had a ground problem and I kept blowing fuses also. By chance anything crossing the contact points for third brake light contacts? Fuse box diagram (location and assignment of electrical fuses and relays) for Jeep Wrangler (JK; 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) My #2 fuse for the brake lights keeps blowing. 2005 Jeep liberty 3.7 a/t 4x4 have short in turn signals blowing fuse 2 Answers. This just started today. Fuse in the electric distribution panel in the engine compartment keeps blowing, its a 15 that controls the gauges and the radio and the door locks, cant find the short anywhere, have tried a ton of different things and alot of blown fuses, any ideas on where to start looking? Also before I bought the person before me removed the wires and third brake light. Those are the most likely places where the wires may get damaged & short out. I Own A 1997 Jeep Wrangler. If it does then it is a wiring issue or a bad switch. Has anyone had anything similar occur? Assuming it would be a simple fix, I replaced the bulb but it still didn't work. Totally integrated power module. 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee? A forum community dedicated to Jeep Wrangler Rubicon owners and enthusiasts. The same fuse also. Look up from underneath to see the 2 center light contacts from the back side of the tub. Pull the bulbs and give it a try (check your sockets for corrosion while you have the bulbs out). Come join the discussion about reviews, performance, trail riding, gear, suspension, tires, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, for all JL, JT, JK, TJ, YJ, and CJ models! Look up from underneath to see the 2 center light contacts from the back side of the tub. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I was getting esp/bas light I replaced the brake switch. Are you running the stock brake lights? JavaScript is disabled. However, it’s always possible that you could be dealing with an internal problem. Im going to check the brake bulbs tomorrow . Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more! Don't feel bad.....some electrical issues can be very difficult to resolve. My hazards work fine. If the fuse always blows without even plugging anything in, and you have verified that there isn’t a foreign object inside the socket, then there is a problem somewhere else in the circuit.