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Weird thing happened to me tonight. I was gonna take the ram on a short trip cuz it still needs suspension work and it rides like a stagecoach
but when I turned the truck on I had no dash lights just the 2 arrows for the turn signals were lit, after messin with the switch and turning on the hazards the dash lights came on and stayed on. I recently put in a new battery so dont know if that is the reason, never happened before in any other vehicles Ive owned before. Any thoughts?
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Weird thing happened to me tonight. I was gonna take the ram on a short trip cuz it still needs suspension work and it rides like a stagecoach
but when I turned the truck on I had no dash lights just the 2 arrows for the turn signals were lit, after messin with the switch and turning on the hazards the dash lights came on and stayed on. I recently put in a new battery so dont know if that is the reason, never happened before in any other vehicles Ive owned before. Any thoughts?
As a dodge technician ive seen many similar problems and every one has lead me to the ignition switch that could have received a voltage spike durring instalation of a new battery. if it happens again try and wiggle the signal lever and if the problem dissapeares then it is the ignition switch.
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Thanks for the info, sounds like that was the issue seems to be working fine now so I wont worry about it
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