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Old 01-22-2012, 08:01 AM
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hi everyone im new to this forum (lots of valuable info so far)
i have a 2002 dodge ram 1500 slt, 5.9l 360, 4x4
this truck is a tow vehicle so it sits in a garage most of the time when i started it up last week the abs light was on, brake light was on, speedometer dosent work, rear lail lights dont work and the reverse lights are also out, and i have heat but hi low and deflectors dont work
i replaced the ignition switch that was heavily carboned on contacts but the problem didnt go away.
i drove the truck for approx 500 km using my gps for speed reference and the truck runs fine.
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This actually sounds like the IPM might be confused and needs to be reset.
take the battery cable off for about 30 minutes (over night is good), and re-connect. This will reset all the computer stuff and force it to re-boot. If this doesn't do the trick, then we have to look elsewhere.
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turns out the power wire , black with orange power wire for this cluster (fuses 30 through 38) is dead, sent the truck to my mechanic to find where its broken
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Have you got it up and running?
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