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Trailer brakes light is on. Its not the fluid light on dash…

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Trailer brakes light is...

Trailer brakes light is on

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the brake fluid? How's the level and when was it last changed?

Its not the fluid light on dash has a red line through it

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

2012 dodge ram 2500

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

I need to know if i have to go to a dodge dealer to read the code

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

Is there a code reader that i can buy that will read the trailer brakes

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Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago
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Yes, there are aftermarket code readers which will work but they are not cheap since they have to be just as sophisticated as the dealer level one. To own one of your own it would set you back about $ 1000 then you have to pay for updates that get released about every 3 months.

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