The Location of the Fuse Box in Vehiclesby Contributing WriterUpdated June 12, 2017
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Under The Hood:
- The Location of the Fuse Box in a Chevy Cavalier
- The Location of the Fuse Box in a Dodge Magnum
- The Location of the Fuse Box on a 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis
The Fuse Blocks
Your 2005 Cavalier has two fuse blocks. The instrument panel fuse block is behind a panel on the left end of the instrument panel. The underhood fuse block is in the engine compartment, on the driver's side against the wheel well, forward of the shock tower and behind the windshield washer fluid reservoir.
Front Fuse Panel
The front fuse panel is under the hood, directly behind the washer fluid bottle. You can access the fuses in this panel by lifting the latch on the plastic cover.
Rear Fuse Panel
The rear fuse panel is secured under the removable floor panel in the trunk. The fuse panel cover is located beside the spare tire.
Make sure that the covers on the fuse panels are tightly secured when you replace them. A loose fit can allow water to seep into the panel, causing electrical shorts. Always use a fuse of the same amperage rating when you replace a blown fuse.
Open the driver's door. Locate the cover on the lower part of the dashboard to the left of the steering column near the driver's kick panel.
Push in on the release tab on the cover. Lower the cover from the dashboard to reveal the fuse panel, which contains fuses for the parking lights, radio and cruise control. Snap the cover into place when finished.
Open the hood to locate the high-current fuse panel, which contains the fuses and circuit breakers for the headlamps, ignition and cooling fan.
Locate the power distribution box which is directly behind the battery on the passenger side of the engine compartment.
Remove the snap-on cover of the power distribution box to reveal the high-current fuse panel.