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Old 04-17-2011, 08:02 PM
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Default Gauge cluster going crazy losing all gauges no wipers,horns or brake lights odometer reads no bus

the cluster has every light on, wipers stop working, horn is inop, no brake lights , i lose the over head temp and fuel mileage, odometer reads "NO BUS" i already changed the cluster didnt work , i changed the electrical part of ignition switch still didnt help, checked all connections everywhere all good, the problem was interminent but now every time i start the truck its good for about 5 minutes then the cluster goes crazy anyone have any ideas what else it could be?
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this happened to me in my last truck it was a gmc but it ended up being my battery. it would cause all my gauges to not work and the needles would bounce.
once i put a new battery in the problem was no longer there.
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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . Randy (Ramtech) is the man you need to talk to . Not all mechanics visit the newbie section . You might try posting your problem in the third generation electrical section . Do you have any pictures of your truck ? Have you done any mods or have plans for any ? Any of your friends have a Ram ? Tell them about us . We would love to have them . You will find this site is full of a lot of talented people . So if theres any question that you need answered , just shoot away . Talk to ya soon . Tom
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Old 04-17-2011, 08:34 PM
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Test your battery and all your main power connections at the battery, starter, ground and the computer. One other possibility is that your PCM is going bad.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, great to have you here. Hope you get this issue straightened out quickly.
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