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Chevrolet Camaro Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide
How to check or change a blown electrical fuse or a faulty relay in a 6th generation 2016 to 2021 Chevy Camaro.

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2020 Camaro LTG 2.0L
Engine Bay Fuse Box
Push In Release Tab
This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the sixth generation (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021) GM Chevrolet Camaro in checking or changing a blown fuse or a faulty relay in either the engine bay or trunk electrical panels.

The development and release of the 7th generation Camaro has been delayed, so the current sixth generation will probably continue into the 2022 and 2023 model years.

Owners of other General Motors vehicles from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac such as the Malibu, Impala, Bolt, Corvette, Trailblazer, Trax, Equinox, Blazer, Traverse, Tahoe, Suburban, Colorado, Silverado, Express, Encore, Envision, Enclave, Regal, Sierra, Terrain, Acadia, Yukon, Canyon, Savana, XT4, XT5, XT6, Escalade, CT4, CT5, CTS and CT6 may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

This 2020 Camaro is equipped with Micro2 Electrical Fuses.

Please check the old fuses in your car before purchasing new fuses.

The earlier 5th generation models were equipped with Mini Blade Electrical Fuses.

A white plastic fuse puller tool should be included on the engine bay fuse panel.

If the tool is missing, you could use a pair of needle nose pliers with rubber insulated handles.

The first two steps are to open the hood and then move to the left (passenger) side of the engine bay.

The square black plastic fuse box is situated behind the passenger side headlight housing and in front of the coolant overflow bottle.

There are two retaining clips that hold the engine bay fuse box cover in place.


Release Retaining Clips
Open Fuse Box Cover
Electrical Fuse List
Push in the release tab for the retaining clip on the left side and the right side of the cover.

Pull the cover straight off the top of the box.

Turn over the cover to view the fuse chart and location diagram.

There is also a fuse location diagram in your owner's manual.

Fuse Location Diagram
Plastic Fuse Puller Tool
Trunk / Cargo Area
There is a white plastic fuse puller tool near the front edge of the electrical panel.

The secondary electrical panel is located in the trunk next to the flat tire repair kit.

Pop open the trunk lid.

Remove Trunk Mat
Flat Tire Kit
Trunk Fuse Box
Pull out the carpeted trunk mat and set it aside in a safe place.

The rectangular shaped black plastic fuse box is located on the right (passenger) side of the trunk.

Left Side Release Tab
Right Side Release Tab
Pull Off Plastic Cover
Push in the release tab on the left side of the cover and the second tab on the right side of the cover.

Pull the cover straight off the box and turn it over to view the fuse location diagram.

Fuse Location Diagram
Cargo Area Fuse Panel
Place Jaws Over Fuse
Place the jaws of the fuse puller tool over the fuse you'd like to check or change.
Pull Out Old Fuse
Hold Up To Light Bulb
Old Micro2 Fuse
Pull the old fuse straight out of the socket.

To check the condition of the old fuse, hold it up to a light bulb.

If the thin metal strip or "band" in the translucent plastic center of the old fuse appears to be burnt and shriveled up or broken, the old fuse is most likely "blown" and should be replaced.

If the thin metal bar in the middle of the old fuse appears to be intact, the old fuse could still be in good working condition.

Since new fuses are so inexpensive, it should still be replaced as part of the electrical problem troubleshooting process.

If you would like to add a hard-wired 12 volt power source for an automotive accessory such as a digital gauge, a smartphone charger, a dash cam, a back-up camera, a radar detector or an LED lighted Uber / Lyft ride sharing service sign, you can install an "Add-A-Circuit" fuse tap adapter (also known as a "piggy back fuse holder").

Use a digital multimeter to find either a "switched" or "hot / live" circuit depending on your needs for the device. A "switched" circuit will be off when the ignition is in the "Off" position and only supply 12 volt power when the ignition is in the "On" position. A constant or "hot" / live circuit will always supply 12V power even when the SUV's ignition is switched off. Be careful to not drain the 12V automotive battery if you choose a hot / live circuit that is always on.

If you suspect that a faulty relay is the cause of your electrical problem, the easiest way to troubleshoot the issue is to simply install a new relay of the same amperage rating.

Carefully pull the old relay straight out of the electrical panel and push in a new one of the same amperage rating.

You can also test the old relay with a digital multimeter tool.

Push In New Fuse
Replace Fuse Puller Tool
Push On Fuse Box Cover
Push a new Micro2 fuse of the same amperage rating (e.g. 5A, 10A, 15A, 20 amps) straight into the socket.

Lower the cover back into place over the engine bay fuse panel.

Push on the cover to secure the two retaining clips.

You should feel or hear the two retaining clips "click" securely into place.

Cargo Area Box Cover
Cover Secured
Replace Trunk Mat
Push the cover for the trunk fuse box back into place.

Replace the trunk mat.

Test the electrical component that you were having issues with such as the stereo system, horn, headlights, tail lights, power driver seat, A/C system, power windows, interior lights, tail lights, backup camera, power door locks, etc.

If you are still having the same electrical problem, there might be a shorted out wire or the component itself needs to be replaced.

Be sure to write down the fuse change in your car's service records.

Please check out all of the 2016-2021 GM Chevrolet Camaro DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.

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