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hey im new here i have an 05 ram 1500 and its my baby! Anyway.. some guy near me is selling an 03 1500 for $1500 but the catch is (obviously) that the TIPM is shot apparently. It wont even start without manually giving power to the ignition so its going to have to be towed. You think its worth the buy? Its a 4x4 and has 160k miles on it.
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what is a tipm??
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Totally Integrated Power Module.
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Sounds way too good to be true. You can get the tipm replaced at the dealer for around $1k. If thats the case, then you have an awesome deal, but it seems to me like hes hiding something much bigger than the tipm. Take it to a good mechanic and have him check it out.
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Sounds way too good to be true. You can get the tipm replaced at the dealer for around $1k. If thats the case, then you have an awesome deal, but it seems to me like hes hiding something much bigger than the tipm. Take it to a good mechanic and have him check it out.
exactly what I was thinking, a good mechanic should have a very thorough look at it
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