dodge truck wont turn over or anything but this single red light keeps blinking did i blow a fuse

Asked by Mar 14, 2010 at 07:02 PM about the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2005 Dodge ram just died i went to turn the key and had a split second sound like it was going to start then click everything went out and this little red light on the dash keeps blinking. when the door opens the door ajar light and the odometer and overhead lights flash on and off but nothing else will work. My electronic throttle control light had been flashing before this happened earlier in the day.....any thoughts

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dude...mine did this this morning...did you ever find out what it was?

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My 2002 dodge ram 1500 had a bad water pump so it sat for awhile until I could fix it. So the batery went dead, I did jump start it a couple times to move it. Ibve replaced the water pump and the batery but the little red light in the dash is on and none of the electronics work. The gauges the turns signals brake lights the headlights inside light none of these work. The headlights come on automatically and the tail lights work ( like it is in safe mode or something. Whats up? Does the computer need to be reprogramed or relearn? Im lost any help would be appreciated.

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if the red light is blinking it means you need to either charge the battery or get a new 1.. if its a good battery try cleaning the termials.

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new optima red top lasted 3weeks before it began again.

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Our 2006 Dodge 3500 had the little round red light and nothing else electrical worked. It seems to be a security issue. We put jumper cables from another truck to both batteries and locked and unlocked the door with the key - the horn beeped and then the truck fired right up.

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2002 Dodge Ram Security malfunction, if battery is dead charge then disconnect 15 minutes to 1 hour, computer will reset, reconnect battery. Car starts normally. Happens to me if I am parked I turn the car off then turn it back on without opening a door. The little red light drains the battery in 2 hours. This is why you may see some varying solutions and reactions from the electrical system.

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