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

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Hello, are the headlights...

Hello, are the headlights on my 2016 ram 2500 supposed to come on automatically during daylight?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?

Yes they work if I turn them on manually but not on automatic, they come on when it becomes dark.

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

Yes more than likely if I can DIY, I haven't tried anything?

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

Not that I know of, thanks.

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Dodge Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 11 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 11 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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