Need Help?

2010 Dodge Challenger R/T 2dr Coupe

2010 Dodge Challenger
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Midsize
16 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle

Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.
back to question list

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics

April 24, 2009, 11:23 am


Question: My tail lights do not work. the right side high beam does

My tail lights do not work. the right side high beam does not work. Is this related? I do not have power going to either. I have new and tested bulbs in both. I have replaced the headlight/turn/high-beam switch combo on the column. No improvement.

the headlight relay checks out as good *I Think*.(It appears original) Is there another relay I need to check and/or replace. In its present condition it keeps popping the 10 amp fuse going from green/white to red/white wire in the fuse block
What is the E.S.S. Relay?
Any and all help and advice is appreciated. I you know of an electrical manual for this vehicle that is thorough let me know
Thank you! Jerry "thewalzexperience"

April 30, 2009, 10:25 pm

Martin R

I recommend that you check and verify that the installation of the combo switch was done properly and that no wires were pinched or damaged during the install. Also you can test the headlight relay it may have and internal short causing it to pop the ten amp fuse. The E.S.S. relay controls part of your fuel system.

0/0 users found this helpful.

Ask our panel of certified auto mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to

My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…