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help with ram 2500

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by dodgegmc1213, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. dodgegmc1213

    dodgegmc1213 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,002

    guys I need help. just put this bed on my 04 ram 2500. here is a link of a pic you see 8 LEDs that are lit up, now I don't have anything on, the tails are off the brake is off the blinker is off. I can just open the door and these few lights come on, let it sit for a while then they go off. everything is wired correctly but idk why but my tail wire also reads ground??? I never had a problem with my stock tail lights. is this something I should call dodge about??? I step on the brake and they flash like strobe lights. the only thing that works fine is reverse. so any help will be great.

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  2. jhenderson9196

    jhenderson9196 Senior Member
    Messages: 615

    Dodge runs reference voltage through the light circuits to check for inop lights. They switch ground for function. I believe you need some sort of resistor in the circuit for LEDs to function correctly.
     
  3. dodgegmc1213

    dodgegmc1213 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,002

    thanks guess ill have to look into it