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My headlights wont turn they just flicker like 3 times but…

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My headlights wont turn...

My headlights wont turn they just flicker like 3 times but don't stay on.

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

Yes the bulbs where burned so i replaced them and all of the fuses are good

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

2008 dodge nitro

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

Just checked the fuses and bulbs

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

Not really

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: Mopar Certified, Dodge Technician replied 6 months ago
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Welcome to JA.
Do you have aftermarket HID or LED lights installed on your Nitro?
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It's says halogen
Dodge Mechanic: Mopar Certified, Dodge Technician replied 6 months ago

Thanks for the reply. And the new bulbs are the same as the old ones??

The reason I'm asking is that what you are describing is commonly associated with the addition of HID or LED lights.

The TIPM, or underhood fuse box, is what controls the lights, so if you have the correct bulbs, and there is no additional wiring added to the circuit, then you would have a failing TIPM that would need replacing.
I hope that helps, let me know if you need anything further.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Ok thanks and if the TIPM is replaced would any type of programming have to be done
Dodge Mechanic: Mopar Certified, Dodge Technician replied 6 months ago

In 08, should be just plug and play for the TIPM>

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