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I have a 2012 Ram Cummins 3500. I just had the transmission…

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I have a 2012 Ram Cummins 3500. I just had the transmission replaced due to an accident, I just changed the oil, air filter and fuel filter, and the alternator looks like it needs to be replaced. The lights dim and get brighter with the throttle. So i was on my way to work the other day and i went to accelerate and it started jumping around. it felt like the transmission. I pulled over and it died. I was able to get it going enough to park it but it would die if I tried to get going. I came back after my shift and it started going and it did the same thing when I got to my house. So it was the same

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the fuel filter an external one, or is it inside the tank?

Distance

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

It's a 3500, I haven't tried anything yet

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

It did something similar when I first got it out of the shop back in october it just wasn't as bad.

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Any warning lights on or codes stored?

What is the battery voltage while idling in park?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I got a check engine light on when it happened.
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago

Do you have a scan tool to see which codes are stored??

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I would have to check the amps tomorrow morning.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I don't have a scan tool
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago

Do you know someone with a scan tool that you can borrow? As of right now, I do not have enough info to give a good enough answer.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
A co-worker was saying that they can do it at NAPA.
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago

Most auto parts can scan and do so for free.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'll see if I can get it up there and get it scanned.
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago

That will be helpful.

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Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 1 month 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.

Thanks Chris

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