10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$150.00
Average Mileage:
99,700 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace switch (1 reports)
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 lights problems

lights problem

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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 132001

Ram 2500 SLT Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 99,700 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

This is a recurring issue. Dealership said it was "multi-function switch", which to you and me is the turn signal switch. Nope. Was actually the light switch itself. I asked if there was a relay or breaker and the dealership said "nope." Wrong. Switch has a thermal breaker in it that resets when it cools down, hence the cycling on and off. By time independent mechanic shop found REAL problem the wiring had burned 9-inches up and nearly into main harness.

After first occurrence, replacing switch fixed it for about 9 months, then it did it this time. Same fix, same result, and now I just live with no high beams until I can take the time to rig up a relay to take load off the stupid switch.

Chrysler has a recall but my truck does not qualify due to Vin, frigging' stupid!

- , Carson City, NV, USA

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