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My car is a 2012 Ram 1500 with a 5.7L heni. The check engine…

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My car is a 2012 Ram 1500 with a 5.7L heni. The check engine light is on. I whitched the ignition On-off-on-off-on and got 2 icons on the screen. One was a yellow gas pump which dissapeared in a couple of seconds. The other was red and looked like a lightening bolt bracketed by backwards parentheses.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Stays on

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I took it to mechanic who said the code indicated wrong oil in engine. Oil changed and light off for about 50 miles. came back on when vehicle accelerator was pressed on interstate.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 9 months ago
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Do you know which code numbers are stored?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
No
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 9 months ago

Any way you can get them?

As of right now I have to guess which of the about 500 possible codes are stored, since the symptoms are not pointing to an issue well enough.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I can get them tomorrow and get back to you.
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 9 months ago

Super

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I can't get the codes until tomorrow. I will send them to you.
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 9 months ago

That will be great

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Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 9 months ago

Hello Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my answer. The option to rate my response or reply is still available. I want to make sure you were pleased with what you paid for.

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