Have a short that is causing radio, dash lights to not work... suggestions as to where to look? new battery.

1Rodeo
0

Asked by Aug 22, 2013 at 05:53 PM about the 1994 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

94 DDS4WD with new battery... has a short, clock on radio works until you pull headlamp switch out, dash lights don't work at all... I unplugged radio to see if that was causing the short, didn't change the dash lights issue.  any suggestions would be helpful.

2 Answers

Js08016
47,985

Try moving the dimmer for the dash lights from high to off several times. If, while doing that, the dash lights flicker and blink the rheostat for the dimmer is bad. Sometimes they get dirt or corrosion on them from not being used much. HTH. -Jim

David Matthews Sr
0

Ez ....3The only thing is that is not working is dash lights

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Dakota Questions

Dodge Dakota Experts

#1 banana
banana
Reputation 820
#2 Snidely
Snidely
Reputation 770
#3 Justin Doucette
Justin Doucette
Reputation 740
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 1500"
491 Great Deals out of 11,959 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150"
2,505 Great Deals out of 210,153 listings starting at $1,350
Used Toyota Tacoma"
496 Great Deals out of 22,561 listings starting at $2,250
Used Ford Ranger"
247 Great Deals out of 6,739 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet S-10"
15 Great Deals out of 1,609 listings starting at $1,992
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
784 Great Deals out of 47,644 listings starting at $1,750
Used Dodge Ram 2500"
179 Great Deals out of 5,154 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Dakota For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 114 listings starting at $6,995
2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 67 listings starting at $6,995
2008 Dodge Dakota For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 288 listings starting at $2,949
2007 Dodge Dakota For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 346 listings starting at $500
2006 Dodge Dakota For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 581 listings starting at $1,999