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Jerry, Master Mechanic
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Experience:  ASE Master tech, 30 years exp. troubleshooter, driveability tech
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My truck has been broken down for a couple of months, they

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My truck has been broken down for a couple of months, they were trying to fix it. Radiator took out, trying to fix lights, turned truck off,now fab won't come out, no lights only the red security light--haven't seen that light come on since got truck
JA: Does the light flash, blink or stay solid? Have you tried to reset the security system?
Customer: Stay solid, how do I reset
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2009 Dodge RAM 1500
JA: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes my husband
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

Hi Im David, when you try to start the truck the red security light stays on?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No, we took radiator out, also have to fix headlight, had truck power on to fix light, turned off. Then tried to turn back on and nothing would come on, red light on solid, couldn't get fab back out, finally few moments ago made several clicking noises and let fab come out, still nothing
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Never remember light coming on entire time have truck, bought used 2013/14. It's 2009
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

when you say fab what are you meaning?

Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

first thing is to check you battery voltage. it has to maintain 12.5 vdc.

Try this press and hold down on the trip reset stick with the key in the off position. Hold it for 3-4 seconds and then turn the key to the on position while holding the button down, wait bout another 3-4 seconds and let go of the stick and watch your truck go way past its redline and hit 120mph in a matter of seconds.

Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

checking in to see how its going