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#355 of 509 2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab Electrical
Aug 13, 2009 (5:03 pm)
Truck has 80,000 miles. Just started today with electrical problems. Park lamps flicker on and off when the truck is off. High beam indicator is always on (even when headlights are not). Truck constantly tells me the door is open even when driving. Interior lights stay on all of the time (door ajar). Power locks do not work. Everything else functions normally. I had to start pulling fuses to keep my battery from draining. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
#356 of 509 Re: 95 Dodge Dakota head, tail, and dash lights are out [doug]
Aug 21, 2009 (6:18 am)
did you check the fuses. sometime they have more than one.
Aug 21, 2009 (6:27 am)
2007 dakota .have electrical problems .the tack,speedo jump around all dummy lights come on .took it to dealer they kept it for a month .replaced dash cluster and computer.got truck back drove it 50 miles every thing started again.does any one else have this problem
#358 of 509 Re: Electric problems from hell! [chantelle]
Aug 21, 2009 (7:13 am)
I have a 2007 dakota its been in the shop every week this month with the same problem you have.they replaced dash cluster and computer.drove it 50 miles samething again.read in another post that these trucks have problems with wiring shorts .you might have them check for that problem.
#359 of 509 turn signals keep going out
Aug 17, 2009 (8:54 am)
#360 of 509 turn signals keep going out
Aug 17, 2009 (8:54 am)
the hazard fuse in the fuse box under the hood of my 1999 dodge dakota magnum 6 cyl keeps burning out thus my turn signals do not work i have replaced this fuse 3 times and 20 minutes after it burns again.
#361 of 509 Re: oilcanman [oilcanman]
Aug 24, 2009 (4:54 am)
I've got a 2005 quad cab and have never had the problem you're describing.
But, if I were to start troubleshooting someplace, it would be looking for a bad ground on the instrument cluster.
#362 of 509 Re: oilcanman [srs_49]
Aug 24, 2009 (5:45 am)
truck is back at shop again .I got to talk to the tech he thinks it may be a short in the wiring.hes going to replace the wiring and cluster again. the last time i toke it in the service advisor would not even try and let me talk to the tech about the problem. this time got another advisor she got the tech for me to talk to an tell him the problem.ill see what happens from here.
#363 of 509 Re: 1987 Dodge Dakota [codeone]
Aug 24, 2009 (5:57 am)
sounds like a short in the wiring trace the wire all the way from point a to point b. it may be rubbing on something