2009 Ram 1500-started the truck and the radio screen started flashing "be aware of surroundings". The background was multicolored thin stripes of red, green, yellow and blue/funny letters.

Asked by Sep 15, 2016 at 09:26 PM about the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SPORT SWB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Started the truck and the radio screen started flashing "be aware of
surroundings". The background had thin stripes of red, green, blue and yellow
covered with a computer type of hieroglyphics. Is it possessed?

3 Answers

78,375

Nope, just another IC chip glitch, try removing the fuses for the radio and nav system, wait about 5 minutes then put them back in, if that didn't straighten it out then the dealer is your next stop, they most likely will.uave to remove it and send out the main control unit and have it repaired then put it back in and reset the BCM.

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Thanks, if the removal of the fuses doesn't work I can imagine what the dealer will sock me.

78,375

Or you could find an aftermarket replacement unit and have it installed, both ways will still be expensive if the power reset doesn't work.

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