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Old May 12th, 2006, 11:33 PM   #1
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i have a 99 Dodge Ram 1500 360, and everynow n then my ABS light comes on a few seconds later my Air Bag light comes and the speedometer/tach drops to 0, then my odometer flashes a few times then every gauge drops to 0 and the odometer reads "No Bus" and then the check engine lights shows up with it......after a few minutes it goes away, any ideas?
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Old May 13th, 2006, 05:56 AM   #2
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loose ground somewhere. check all the connections and then check somemore. theres grounds under the carpet and from the cab to the frame.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 10:08 AM   #3
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Lose connector to the computer also. make sure there plugged in good. Did you do andy repairs recently?
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i havent done anything to it recently, at the beginning of last summer i put the K&N FIPK and a tune up on it, and during the winter i had to change the collector bolts on the driver side, and this just started happening out of nowhere happend bout 3 or 4 times in the pass month or so
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I finally got to ask around about the cluster problem. the majority of guys at work thought it was a failing cluster. they have some internal problems that come with time from what I am told. you may want to check out a junk yard for a new one and see if the problem goes away.
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Also have it checked for secondary codes. These dont always set the light on the dash.
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