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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
100,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace head light switch (2 reports)
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 lights problems

lights problem

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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 132016

Ram 1500 SLE 5.9L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 115,000 miles


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head light switch failure head light switch failure

Headlights go on and off while driving, result is relay in switch melts and catches fire.

- , Ely, NV, USA

problem #1

Jan 162015

Ram 1500 Laramie Slt

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles

smelled electrical burn, immediately pulled over and was towed home. Found the switch for the head lights had a loose prong and was ready to start a fire. Replaced but the steering wheel has to stay in a certain position and the lever on the column not touched or the lights go out!

- , Brandon, FL, USA

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