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Park parking light relay switch problems I need 2001 Dodge

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Durango, makes afast chattering noise...
Park parking light relay switch problems I need 2001 Dodge Durango, makes afast chattering noise when headlights are on ....what could be causing this and is there a solution?
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Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago
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Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose). I'm here to help 365 days a year, but not every hour of the day. I try to prevent delays as much as possible. Please understand I am not there and can only advise based on what you tell me. Let's get started.

What is chattering with the headlights on? The parking light relay?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
the parking light relay located on the dashboard fuse box inside the cabin
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

With the headlights on, park lamp relay chattering, are the park lamps pulsing or flashing?

With the headlights on, remove the park lamp relay, are there 2 pins showing constant battery voltage?

Remember those to pins and do not test them again. That leaves 2 maybe 3 pins left One should be constant ground, so test the one that has no ground, does this pin have constant ground with the headlights on or is it fluctuating?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Hi chris are you on line now? Ill run the above tests
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

Yes I am

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Cool i'll run the tests now
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

OKay

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
How do i test the constant ground ?
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I do see 2 pins with constant power
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

Ground is tested using a OHM meter testing the pin to chassis ground.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
2 pins have constant power and 2 have constant ground 1 has no reaction just dead .....
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
5 pins total
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

So all the inputs to the relay are good and not to blame for the pulsing. At this time it looks like just a bad relay needing to be replaced.

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Thanks Moose

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Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

Hello Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my answer. If not please reply so we can resolve your issue together.

Thanks Chris

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