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#266 of 462 Instrument lights not working
Jun 24, 2009 (7:37 pm)
I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 3500, the instrument lights do not work, the cluster gauges work fine. I have changed all the bulbs, checked all the fuse. The dimmer control works for the odometer and radio, but no instrument lights, can anyone help?
#267 of 462 Instrument and interior lights
Jun 25, 2009 (7:06 pm)
I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 3500, the instrument lights do not work, the cluster gauges work fine. I have changed all the bulbs, checked all the fuse. The dimmer control works for the odometer and radio, but no instrument lights, can anyone help? I also discovered that the heater controls, radio buttons, and steering wheel controls are not lighting up either. Anyone have a guess??
#268 of 462 Re: Need help with '95 Ram Radio/domelight/fuse problem [davejohn32]
Jun 26, 2009 (11:03 am)
I have the same problem as what you guys are trying to solve, but might have a little more info that could help. I was replacing my hood hinges a few weeks ago, I had to remove the hood in order to do so. I unbolted the hood, and cut the wires to the under the hood light, but i had forgotten to disconnect the battery when i did this, and got a small spark as i cut the wires. I replaced the hinges and mounted the hood again, and reconnected the wires, but now the radio, dome light, and glovebox light arent working. I checked all the suspect fuses but didnt find any bad ones, i even tested them w a voltmeter,so I suspect it is a bad relay, but the haynes manual gives very little info on relays. Does anyone know which relay is connected to these items, and if there is a quick way to test if it is good? And if its not the relay, then what else could it be? Thanks in advance for anyone who can help with this
#269 of 462 Re: Need help with '95 Ram Radio/domelight/fuse problem [keith96]
Jun 26, 2009 (11:48 am)
Ok so i did some more research and found out that its the IOD fuse that causes this problem. This fuse is connected to the mirrors, dome light, radio, hood light, key ring light, and several others. Inside the cab on the drivers side between the door and the instrument panel is the interior fuse box. Fuse 12, (the first fuse on the bottom row) is the fuse you are looking for. It is protected by a black plastic cover, this is used by mechanics to quickly disable things that are causing battery drain. Pull the black cover straight out, then the face of the cover is hinged and latched on the side facing the engine, using pliers or I used the fuse puller provided on the fuse box cover, unlatch the the little door and you should be able to pull the fuse out. As soon as I put in a new fuse everything started working again! I hope this helps out! good luck!
#270 of 462 Re: speedo and cruise control quit [dodgefan99]
Jun 29, 2009 (12:46 pm)
Well, hopefully anybody/everybody else with this problem gets it resolved with such an easy fix as you described dodgefan99...BECAUSE IT WORKED FOR ME!
#271 of 462 Re: Headlight issue: 98 Ram 1500 [massram98]
Jun 30, 2009 (12:44 am)
did you find out the problem i have the same year of dodge and it does the same thing. i went to turn high beams on and the lights went out but the fog lights stayed on. swithced back to low beam and they stayed on. but ever so often my ligths still go off on low beam. but it don't do it all the time.
#272 of 462 Re: need help with my brake lights and my turn signals [dodge4me2]
Jul 04, 2009 (12:19 pm)
i have the same truck with the same problem a few months back all i did was switch the light bulbs of the brake lights and the signal light and problem solved hopefully it does same for you
#273 of 462 06 Ram dually diesel 4x4 turn signal trouble
Jul 08, 2009 (6:23 pm)
When I put on my left turn signal the right turn lights (inside and outside) will blink. Then the right signal won't work at all. I thought I would start at the signal flasher unit but at the parts store they told me it's integrated into my computer. Any ideas?? How about wiring diagrams too? Help!!
#274 of 462 Re: 06 Ram dually diesel 4x4 turn signal trouble [06dually4x4]
by KCRam@Edmunds HOST
Jul 09, 2009 (6:32 pm)
The parts store is correct. Such previous electromechanical functions are now handled by the body control module (BCM).
More than likely, the computer thinks a bulb is failing or has failed... I had a fender bender in my 05 dually a couple of years ago, and the right front turn signal was broken in the collision - when I pulled over and turned on the hazard lights, EVERY exterior light except for the white ones took over hazard duty - this included all the roof, rear fender, and tailgate clearance lights.
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#275 of 462 Re: 06 Ram dually diesel 4x4 turn signal trouble [kcram]
Jul 09, 2009 (9:28 pm)
That was going to be my first attempt to fix the problem. I was able to get the 3157na bulbs but not the w5w bulbs. When they come in I'm changing all the bulbs...