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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-09-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By MTPete
You obviously still have a serious electrical...

You obviously still have a serious electrical problem (duh). Sounds as if some of that "chafing" the dealer spoke of chafed right through some wires and wrapping electrical tape around the harness is...
Forum: Exhaust 12-14-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By MTPete
I had to laugh when I saw the picture of the...

I had to laugh when I saw the picture of the truck in the rain. That looks like Tacoma alright!
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-12-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By MTPete
Your truck is 12 years old, and depending on the...

Your truck is 12 years old, and depending on the climate corrosion is going to be an ongoing problem. If you live in upper NY state they salt the roads everything under the truck gets rusty and some...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-10-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,534
Posted By MTPete
The problem with all these instructions is that...

The problem with all these instructions is that they vary from year to year. You have to get the exact instructions for your specific year from the shop manual. Sometimes the instructions for the...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-10-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By MTPete
I will tell you guys what I tell my kids. I am...

I will tell you guys what I tell my kids. I am from Montana and we drive in snow all the time and I have learned that 4WD and Traction Control will get you into situations that people with lesser...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-02-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By MTPete
By "button" do you mean the electric switch...

By "button" do you mean the electric switch button or do you mean the physical door lock button that pops up and down when you lock and unlock the doors? If it's the former it's probably electrical...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-02-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By MTPete
I think LowUFO hit the nail on the head. At that...

I think LowUFO hit the nail on the head. At that mileage you will probably go through a few repair events, but like was mentioned earlier, better $400 a few times than $400 a month for 60 months. If...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-02-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By MTPete
That sure seems pricey for a brake job. I do all...

That sure seems pricey for a brake job. I do all (most) of my own work and I relined my old truck a year ago. I paid less that $100 for ceramic linings at NAPA (I believe they are made by Raybestos),...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-20-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By MTPete
I not sure of your arithmetic here, but 900 watts...

I not sure of your arithmetic here, but 900 watts at 12 volts = 75 amps. I know those amplifiers don't draw that continuously, in fact they draw just a fraction of that. But as you said, if you crank...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-10-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By MTPete
That is strange. I don't think my radio lost any...

That is strange. I don't think my radio lost any presets even when I disconnected the battery. Google around and see if you can find any discussions of someone who has had that problem and fixed it....
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-08-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 75,385
Posted By MTPete
Fan Clutch Stuck On

I have had my Ram 1500 Laramie Limited Crew Cab 4X4 for 3 months. It only has about 2000 miles on it. The thermostatic clutch on the engines fan is engaged all the time. The truck sounds like a...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-08-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By MTPete
CdnoilRAM has it right. When you lock the doors...

CdnoilRAM has it right. When you lock the doors with your fob it sets the security system to activated. When you then open the door with your key it triggers the horn alarm because you are entering...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-07-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,559
Posted By MTPete
I have never understood this why this happens....

I have never understood this why this happens. The other day I parked at home depot. The lot was almost empty and I parked in the middle of the last row and walked to the store. When I came out some...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-04-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By MTPete
I'm 6"3". The top part of the headrest contacts...

I'm 6"3". The top part of the headrest contacts me in the center of the back of my head when the headrest is all the way down. Not great but not bad either. It is interesting how much different the...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 09-29-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By MTPete
"4wd service light on." Sounds like some...

"4wd service light on."

Sounds like some kind of lockout. Is it currently in 4WD? If so put it in 2WD or Neutral and see if it will start.
Forum: Electrical 09-29-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By MTPete
Could be broken wire in the harness, springs in...

Could be broken wire in the harness, springs in the lamp socket losing tension and not making good contact with the bulb, or corroded/dirty contacts in the lamp socket. I think the place to start is...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 09-28-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By MTPete
I guess the first thing I would ask is when they...

I guess the first thing I would ask is when they put the new wheels on did they transfer the valve assembly with the tire pressure monitor from your old wheels to the new?
Forum: Heating & Cooling 09-28-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,110
Posted By MTPete
I live in Las Cruces so I know what you mean...

I live in Las Cruces so I know what you mean about the dust. I also bought a 2012 this year but I have no bad smell. I did install the cabin air filter mod and it really makes a difference. No dust...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 09-22-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By MTPete
Do you have the latest firmware installed for the...

Do you have the latest firmware installed for the radio? I have no idea if that would make any difference but it's the only thing I can think of. If It were mine I would load the songs from the...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 09-21-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By MTPete
"However, whenever the sunroof opens, and...

"However, whenever the sunroof opens, and occasionally when opening it as a vent, it opens with a bang"

Not on mine. It is quiet as a mouse both opening and closing. Another trip to the...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 09-21-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By MTPete
Short answer - No. I copied all the music out of...

Short answer - No. I copied all the music out of my Microsoft Media Center in bulk and directly on to the hard disk drive. I don't have any problems with the music ending early and while I haven't...
Forum: Dodge Ram Recalls and TSB's. 09-19-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By MTPete
I have a 2012 made in August and I have 4.2.1 so...

I have a 2012 made in August and I have 4.2.1 so maybe somewhere along the line you did get an update.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 09-13-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By MTPete
Why the worry about $$$? It's on warranty! Get...

Why the worry about $$$? It's on warranty! Get them to fix it.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 09-12-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By MTPete
If you like your small craftsman jack, how about...

If you like your small craftsman jack, how about a big Craftsman jack?
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 09-10-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By MTPete
Painting your antenna base

To get the plastic part off: Unscrew your antenna and remove it. The little chrome ring that holds the base on has 3 slots in it. Since you don't have available tool 12345xyz the best way I have...
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