You are here:

Chrysler Repair/possible blown fuse: '06 Sebring convert interior lights.door locks/radio


QUESTION: Radio, mirror lights, dome light on console, trunk light, power door locks and electric mirror switches don't seem to work. I tried to change the lightbulb in the dome light.  That is when I think it shorted out.  After that none of these things works.  Do I need to change a fuse and which one or is it a bad relay

ANSWER: What is the year/model/body style of the vehicle, Cathy?

[an error occurred while processing this directive]---------- FOLLOW-UP ----------

QUESTION: It is a 2006 Chryler Sebring Convertible

ANSWER: Hi Cathy,
All of the non-working items that you listed are powered by fuse #5 (10 amp) located in the power box in the engine compartment. So check to see whether that one is blowm.  It is located in the front row of fuses, the fifth starting from the outside edge of the box and moving inboard.  If so, change the bulb if still needed, then insert a new fuse in the fuse socket.
Please 'rate' my answer (see PS below).

---------- FOLLOW-UP ----------

QUESTION: It is not fuse #5.  I replaced that with the 10amp.  What else can it be?

Hi Cathy,
My apology to you.
I erred by saying the #5 fuse that powers all those devices was in the Engine Compartment box. I should have said it was #5 (10 amp) in the fuse box in the Cabin behind the Left End-cap of the Dash.
So take a look at that one which indeed powers everything that is not working. It sits in the middle of the top row of fuses and is number 5 counting from the front of the box. If it is blown then replacing it should solve all those problems. If not, and the new fuse blows immediately, then I would go back to the dome light and replace the bulb that you were dealing with when the problem began.
If that doesn't fix things, then tell me any other history of the problem. If there is no other history and fuse #5 in the cabin still blows out then you will need an ohmmeter to try and locate where among all those items that it powers there is one shorted out object that blows the fuse, which is not a quick job. So I hope replacing #5 in the cabin box will solve your problem.
Please 'rate/nominate' my answer/me as you did before in late February (see the PS below).

Chrysler Repair

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Roland Finston


Get a Free Fast answer to your repair question about a Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth car, minivan, SUV, or truck. Problems with electronically controlled engines and transmissions as well as body wiring problems are my specialty. This free troubleshoot advice forum helps you diagnose faults, minimize repair costs or do-it-yourself.

I answer questions seven days a week and respond to you in about 30 minutes. "Maxed Out" means I am answering another question, briefly unavailable, so try again later.

I have do-it-yourself experience (50+ years) and a library of 100 1982-2012 Chrysler factory shop manuals and 20 multi-manual Chrysler Corp. CD's.

I was voted "Top Expert" 2010-2015, here at AllExperts, and have answered 20,000+ questions.


Five decades as a 'do-it-yourselfer' on domestic and imported cars.

Yahoo Autos Group called The Chrysler Lebaron Club (co-moderator)

Advanced degrees in Physics/bruised knuckles

Awards and Honors
"Top expert" of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 here at Allexperts. Quickest "average response time" at Allexperts (currently no. 1).

©2017 All rights reserved.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]