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Old 01-20-2013, 02:36 AM
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Hello. Today I had an issue start with my truck. It started with the radio going off and coming back on while driving. Next, I lost all power like the battery had been disconnected (all gauges, heater, radio died) , but the security light on the instrument panel was blinking very dimly and rapidly. The vehicle would not respond for about 10-20 seconds then after tuning the key a couple of times, all power came back and I could restart the truck. It did this six total times every 5-10 minutes while driving. This occurred while stopped in traffic, but once wile pulling away from a traffic light it acted like it had no acceleration and I had to pull over.
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Old 01-20-2013, 04:19 AM
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i have not had anything like that happen, but i would disconnect the battery POS post for 10 minutes & reconnect it
see is everything resets
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I would start by checking the obvious electrican connections such as the battery posts, TIPM, chassis and body grounds.
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I know this is an older post but exact same thing happened to mine. Dealer replaced TIPM and everything seems to be fixed.
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