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Hey how’s it going. I recently replaced an evaporator in my 2012 ram 1500. I put everything all back together and when I went to put the brake light switch back in the mount my service 4wd light, my traction control light, abs light and brake light came on. I shut the truck off then turned it back on and they disappeared. So I continued to place the brake light switch back on and then it had caused a spark. Again all the same lights came on and then the engine started running horrible. I shut it off then tried to turn it back on. It’ll crank but won’t turn over. Every fuse has been checked and they are good and the relays inside the fuse box where the fuses link up are good except for 2 that are from the brake lights both passenger and drivers side.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is it just the ABS light? Or is the brake system warning light on, too?

Both

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

I am. I’m currently trying to see where my starting point could be. I plugged my scan tool to see if any codes come up and it came up with P0882

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

Is there a certain starting point I should be looking or what steps can I take

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Dodge Mechanic: Michael Solis,
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Hello, my name is***** will be helping you out! I have over thirteen year of experience in the automotive industry for numerous different makes & models. I enjoy doing what I do, it is my life.

So it appears your in trouble. I think either the TIPM or the ECM has fried on you. for starters, lets start with disconnecting the battery and hold both the terminals together for approx 5 minutes, then reconnect. If the problem is still there, then please give me the vin for accurate information and we can go forth some test procedures. WARNING, these procedures will take skill and time to perform, patience is appreciated.

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