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Are the headlights on my 2016 ram 2500 supposed to come on

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Hello, are the headlights on...
Hello, are the headlights on my 2016 ram 2500 supposed to come on automatically during daylight?
JA: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?
Customer: yes they work if I turn them on manually but not on automatic, they come on when it becomes dark.
JA: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes more than likely if I can DIY, I haven't tried anything?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: not that I know of, thanks.
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Dodge Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 3 months ago
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HI,

Ok, there is a difference between daytime running lamps and sentinal lighting which means the lights automatically come on at dusk.

If I can get your vin number, I can check to see if it is equipped with daytime running lamps or not

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Dodge Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 3 months ago

HI,

Ok, per the vin number buildsheet yours did not come with the optional daytime running lamps, which is why you havent found a switch/control for them. It only came with automatic/sentinal lighting for the lights to come on automatically at dusk.

To have DRL installed at this point will require a new TIPM module, programming, harness and new headlamp assemblies

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