Fault codes

Asked by Sep 27, 2016 at 10:39 AM about the 2007 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Manual extraction of fault codes.  "c" 54.2, "5" 3.5,  and =31.5

Any idea what they mean or how I can get an idea how to translate?
Thank you

4 Answers

119,755

here are the codes for most Dodge products, never seen these before. http://www.allpar.com/fix/computer-codes.html

113,825

Flash codes on newer Chrysler products a lot of times just won't work right, purchase a code reader that plugs into theOBD 2 port, even a cheap one will give you the correct code format.

I just replaced the spark plugs on my ram 1500. I Took it down the road for a test drive and the check engine light came on. I rechecked my connections to the spark plug fittings and one was not connected which is probably why my check engine light came on in the first place. So I reconnected it and i noticed i had power back in my engine. However the check engine light was still on so I ran a computer diagnostic and the same code of C - 54.2, S - 3.5, and = 31.5 came up. I looked everywhere for what these codes translate too but could not find them. Since I am pretty sure the disconnected plug was the sole reason as to why the engine light came on I decided to reset my engine light by disconnecting the battery. After reconnecting the battery I started the car and the engine light was off. I took my truck down the road for a spin and the light did not come back on even after I floored the gas. In all I am pretty sure that these codes mean that you need new spark plugs or some of your electrical fittings are not connected to your plug valves.

113,825

Incorrect codes, your scanner has a programming error or you tried to access the codes using the flash out method, on OBD 2 systems especially on Chrysler products, the flashout method doesn't always work. Have your scanner tested if that is how you got those codes.

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