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No power to it...

No power to it at all if I let it set more than a couple hours. It's a 99 SLT V8 5.9- Alternator, Starter, Battery are all good. Doesn't seem to be anything wrong with relays or safety switch. I'm more inclined to think it's an ignition switch problem. Thoughts?

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

Consistent. When it's running it runs strong. Pulled fuse 10 (interior/park lamp) and it doesn't drain the battery now.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '99 Dodge?

SLT

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, replaced - starter, alternator, fuses,relays.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Also new battery.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. The issue that you are having is going to be a short somewhere in the interior park lamps circuits. Are any of your lights not functioning or functioning erratically? May I have the vehicle model so that I may assist you further?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Model is SLT- Nothing is not erratic or not working as it should (that I know of). I have no stereo in it (all wires are covered). I don't really use any of the lights.
Dodge Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

We'll try this another way. The vehicle is a Dodge 'something' SLT... You can also give me the VIN and I will be able to check this way.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Durango- sorry thought I put that in.
Dodge Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

No problem at all. Thank you. Are of the lights not functioning or functioning erratically?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
othing is not erratic or not working as it should (that I know of). I have no stereo in it (all wires are covered). I don't really use any of the lights.
Dodge Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

Thank you. Give me a few moments, please, in order to check for probable areas of concern.

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Dodge Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

I will opt out and allow another expert to help you.

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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome! My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question. Do the domelight work? What about the brake lights and headlights? Can you please post your Vin number for me? Thank you!
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