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Old 07-10-2013, 03:08 PM
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If you are sitting in your Ram & listening to the radio, with the engine off, for a fair period of time

When you are ready to start up the engine
FIRST turn the Ignition all the way OFF
then Start your engine like you normally do

If you don't, you could cause the CHECK ENGINE Light to come on & it has to be cleared or the light will stay on
Somehow the computer gets confused if you just start the vehicle without shutting off the ignition
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If you are sitting in your Ram & listening to the radio, with the engine off, for a fair period of time

When you are ready to start up the engine
FIRST turn the Ignition all the way OFF
then Start your engine like you normally do

If you don't, you could cause the CHECK ENGINE Light to come on & it has to be cleared or the light will stay on
Somehow the computer gets confused if you just start the vehicle without shutting off the ignition
Really?!?

NEVER attempt to exit your vehicle with it running and in gear.
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If the engine is running...you don't need to start it again. Luckily, Ram has taken care of this since we can't "re-start" our trucks and hear that God awful sound.
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