1. Truck drains battery when parked

    Recently inherited a 2019 Ram 1500 classic tradesman. 5.7 hemi. 4x2 regular cab 8 foot box. Has the analog radio. No touch screen, no uconnect. Twice now, in 3 days, i have hopped in to find a dead battery. Tested the battery after i got it started. Perfect. Tested the alternator. No issues...
  2. 2017 Ram 2500 4x4 limited automatic wont crank

    I had this happen once before after i changed out the 2 fuel filters and after clicking the fuel pump on and off a few times it started but what scared me was all it did was click as if i had a dead battery or bad starter well today it happened again so I popped the hood and checked voltage...
  3. After 6 years and 95k, it was time for something new

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Thunderhorse rolled over 95,000 miles yesterday on the way home from date night with the wife. After 6 years and one month to the day she had never failed to start up when I turned the key, go where I pointed her, or pull whatever I threw in the bed or hooked up to the hitch. I have been very...
  4. 2008 1500 5.7 HEMI doesnt start

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    2008 1500 5.7 HEMI, no engine mods yet Turn key to first click and dash lights up fine - turn key to start position and I get a click sound with the dash dimming and nothing. If the brake is pressed with key at first position the check engine light flashes. For the week or so before today it...
  5. Inconsistant voltage reading

    For about the past 2 -3 weeks I have been having a problem with the electrical system in my 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The voltage reading on the voltage gauge varies: Normal: needle straight up and down and center on the gauge, Low: needle off to the left toward "L" and finally None: needle rests on...
  6. Group 31 Battery in a 2014 with a Hemi?

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Has anyone tried to squeeze a group 31 into the factory battery location? It looks like the 31 is a little too long, but it may be possible to rig it. I am about to add a 12v fridge and I would love to have the extra Amp/Hrs. I thought about a dual battery set up, but I'm not sure where to...
  7. Tapping into 12v behind dash

    Hello I have a cobra 19dx compact cab radio w/pa I want to install in my 13 1500 slt. Since I plan to mount it near the center dash I was wondering if it would be ok to tap into the 12v(cig lighter looking port right of drivers leg) I don’t want to use an external adapter to connect from the...
  8. Horn stuck on, battery drain

    Hi, So A few weeks ago the horn on my 04 Ram just started blowing all by itself, so I pulled the fuse to make it stop. Around the same time, my truck battery started dying over night, but I knew the battery was in need of replacement. So I replaced it only to find the same problem with a...
  9. Battery is dying

    2011 Dodge Ram Forum
    Just relized that each day my start ups seem to be a bit weaker when I start the truck. Took to auto zone today and the they tested my battery and said that it is dead (not sure how its dead since its still starting). Anyways, I'm going to buy a new battery tomorrow. Any suggestions? ~RR
  10. 94 ram 1500 dual battery upgrade and alternator upgrade

    I want to add a second battery to my 94 and I want to upgrade the altenator any ideas on best course of action? What size alternator should I get? What kind of battery is recommended? Also I have the painless wiring system for dual battery setup already however not installed yet.
  11. 1990 Van with Electrical Ghosts

    Today we went to the O'Reilly's to get a replacement bulb for our rear left blinker. After we got there and undid the light covers we checked all of our lights again just to make sure, and lo and behold everything was working again, though the light we were wanting to replace was rather dim...
  12. Did I get a LEMON???

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    I posted a couple weeks ago about my instrument cluster lights coming on randomly and staying on for hours. Well now I have that still happening and when I lower my air suspension from the remote it doesn't go down fully. When I start the engine the EVIC reads "battery low start engine to change...
  13. Battery Group And Size for Cummins 6.7l Diesel

    Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    The two batteries in my 2011 Ram 2500 with Cummins Diesel are Group 94R Width: 6.94 Length: 12.44 Height: 7.50 I had a hard time finding out this data, and my truck spec sheet incorrectly said the truck used Group 65. There are many discussions here about the best battery BRAND, but none on...
  14. Disconnect battery for CAI install?

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    I've just ordered an Airaid CAI for my 2013 Ram 1500. Excited to install it. The install instructions say you need to disconnect the neg battery connection. Is that necessary? Will it screw up any of the settings? Thanks!
  15. Deep Cycle Battery? Is there a down side?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hello, My battery is due for replacement. Is there a downside to replacing it with a deep cycle battery? Optima and/or dual battery with isolator is NOT an option at this time. Single battery application as daily driver, camping and back road exploration. Heavy use of extra lights.
  16. 13 ram sport dash lights and radio won't turn off

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hey guys and gals, I have a 2013 ram sport with the 8.4an system. I just noticed that when i exit the truck and lock the doors the radio and the instrument cluster lights won't go out. I am aware that there is an "engine off" section among the setting where you can change the time before the...
  17. Charging problems

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 1994 Ram 1500 5.2 automatic. My truck has been great, till a few months ago. It is having a charging problem at idle in gear. I have replaced the alternator, the battery, replaced the cable ends, replaced the alternator again, checked all the wires, checked the fuseable link, I cleared...
  18. Installed new HID lights and now dash is going haywire

    Yesterday I noticed that one of my HID lights that I installed about 3 years ago was going dim, so I replaced both of them. It worked and both of them are bright now. But when I hooked the battery back up and went to get in the truck the check engine light was on, the ABS light was on, the E...
  19. Battery Drain

    my truck is having problems starting, now that is finally getting cold, i have instaled some hella driving lights and reverse lights. i had the battery tested and could not test because only had 20% on it. they told me to see if it was pulling any from it and i tested it with it pulling 11.62...
  20. Have to change the battery... Help

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    MY battery is very worn and I need to change it. My ram is a 1999 RAM 2500 v8 5.9, do you know which battery should i buy ?? Thank you