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2014 ram1500 Laramie. Service light came on solid. Took it

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2014 ram1500 Laramie. Service light came on solid. Took it in and had code for misfire. Dealer flashed engine and teansmission
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Customer: Drove 20 miles and got more device alerts after dealer flash. First was speedometer, then park assist, then fuel economy
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: I think the dealer messed uo
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Dodge Mechanic should know about your Dodge?
Customer: 52000 miles, was regularly serviced. I have only put in 2000 mikes
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Fuel economy warning comes on when started or coming to stop and stopped
Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is***** is possible that something in the programming is corrupt, but most of the time this is because the battery is failing or has loose connections. If the battery is not put on a charger when it is being programmed this will happen. I would take it back to the dealer as it appears that they either did not keep the battery charged or they had an issue programming the truck. Please let me know if you need more help.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Would that make random service alerts? Only one I get now is fuel economy
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I also don't see correlation of programming and the battery. It's not going to drain down. Procedure only takes about 30 minutes.
Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 1 year ago.
It takes some voltage to program the truck, but if the battery drops below 11 volts it can affect the programming. If it seems to be getting better then it may be correcting itself.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you still there Bobby? You don't answer my question in regards ***** ***** answer.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It got worse but now it's only the one fuel economy service that comes up and I cannot find anywhere what these service alerts mean.
Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 1 year ago.

I am still here. I had some connection issues. These messages are random service warnings. I would simply check the connections at the battery to make sure they are tight. If they are then the programming they installed is corrupt.