Try not to subject any of these plastic pieces to odd angles, as it could break the plastic or the clip. Everything tested fine, battery was fine, grounds everything. I wanted to share my solution with others. Both times it would not act up for them. Read this article to learn how to replace it.
I checked every fuse and relay in both fuse boxes, and even took apart the dash to check out the headlamp and dimmer switch module, disconnecting and reseating every connector I could find, to no avail. Just check grounds and battery connections and clean and tighten to start. Step 3 — Swap the bulbs You will have either 11 or five bulbs to change, depending on the year of your truck. It's bad enough that I can't use my high beams in fear of an electrical meltdown. None of the earlier symptoms came back so far. Don't freak out, but by the time we're done you'll have removed it from your truck. They need to fix these problems, me as a american did not buy a car to get killed in nor to fix and spend money where is unnecessary for someone else to make a profit on mistakes and lives of others.
At times the car door lock goes crazy on and off rapidly for a few seconds, sometimes minutes. Also shop replaced oil pan, tie rods and rear brake pads and did 4 wheel alignment few weeks back since it was freezing here. Wondering if ours is a bad ground connection issue. Are they flickering alot or just dimming for the first couple of minutes after you started the truck? I cleaned my battery cables with electronic cleaner. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2002-2008. Dan answered 6 years ago Sorry, let me just miracle it fixed. What do we do about the car stalling and lights flickering??? After running the lights for 5-10 minutes, the headlights along with the dashboard lights all start flickering on and off.
It doesnt do it all the time but more frequently in the last couple weeks now. Instead of guessing, it would be nice if someone who really has had this happen and had it fixed would reply. Don't freak out, but by the time we're done you'll have removed it from your truck. Also, if I have my windshield wipers on intermittent, the lights blink at the start of every wiper flip. I've seen here and on other forums that many other Dakota and Durango owners have had similar symptoms with lights flashing or completely inoperative, intermittent wiper operation, automatic door locks not working, intermittent door chime, etc.
The failure mileage was 67,000. You know like when you turn heater on and change direction of flow of air inside the cab. It is purely electrical and a malfunction in the computer or the fuse power station. Step 2 — Remove the gauge cluster Remove the two screws at the top of the instrument cluster bezel, and unclip the bottom and sides. While pulling my trailer I receive about 100 cars per hour that flash there high beams just as they approach me causing me to be blind for a second or two. BoyBlueTwo answered 4 years ago I have the same issue with my '08 Cummins. I have the same issue with all lights in and out flickering.
Then few weeks back i replaced spark plugs and added some engine cleaner in to gas tank. After two years lights inside and out oscillate. My mom's caliber had that problem so i bought that part and installed it. I have replaced the light switch and the plug in the switch plugs into. Car ran fine for a few days just to notice the light situation is still there. For initial startup both grid heatres will come on and they draw 90A's each,this will show up as your volt guage dropping a huge amount.
This article applies to the. First it was flickering then few weeks after it stopped working completely even thought it worked every now and then. Not having a spare to try out, all I could do is inspect the cables, and remove and inspect the circuit board for any obvious damage e. If they are dimming at start up then it is your grid heaters cycling on and off. Remove the screws on the bottom of the steering column cover. Has worked perfectly ever since and its been installed +2 years now.
The dealer didn't have the module in stock I guess they ran out , they have to order it. Give each bulb a quarter turn counter clockwise, and it will pop out. If they are flickering then yes you have an electrical problem you need to get checked. I felt around the headlight switch area and it was hot. Sure thing gotta check that out. The car feels a lot more mine now since i know it better. Started the car and it worked! This article applies to the Dodge Ram 1500 2nd Generation 1994-2001.