This part is also sometimes called Dodge Ram 2500 Wiring Harness. Remove the key cylinder from the ignition switch Figure 10. Huminski Subject: Re: Trailer Wiring Harness From: Bill A The service manual labels this a center stop lamp test connector. Ensure that the ignition switch park lock dowel pin enters the slot in the park lock slider linkage in the steering column. Several changes to the trailer tow wiring have occurred since the Dodge Ram Truck was introduced.
The following explains those circuits that may be somewhat confusing. Our online parts catalog uses real-time inventory, so you can be assured the parts you buy are in stock at the time of ordering. I still gained some on the run to the rear of the truck, and was not as worried since the new trucks use 12 gauge vs. If you have any questions or need assistance in completing this action, please contact your Zone Service Office. Make sure that all wires are cut so that the wire splices will be located inside the wiring trough and towards the bottom of the steering column.
I have a 97 1500, so there shouldn't be much of a difference. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia. I have seen it several times! Each harness is colored coded with 12 colors. I haven't found this wire yet but I found the 4 prong that goes to the wiring harness to the back of the truck. The technician noticed that the ignition switch did overheat and melted the steering column plastic shroud. Inspect Ignition Switch and Wiring: 1. Remove the ignition switch from the steering column.
The key cylinder will then unseat from the ignition switch. This part is also sometimes called Dodge Ram 3500 Wiring Harness. Tighten the screw to 26 in-lbs 3 N-m. Installation guide and wiring schematic. Stagger cut the matching wires on the supplied ignition switch pigtail to match up with the harness side.
Most orders are shipped the same day. As such, they are not designed to resist in shear mode, and they will shear if loosened. Remove the five 5 screws that secure the knee blocker to the lower instrument panel and then remove the knee blocker Figure 3. Disconnect the multi-function switch electrical connector Figure 7. The Hoppy Lite harness will have a four way connector four the lights mentioned above and you can buy a Hoppy Lite connector that goes from there. Install the cover onto the rear of the 84-way connector.
They are available for the following Dodge Ram 2500 years: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 03, 02, 01, 00, 99, 98. The park lock dowel pin must be properly indexed before installing the ignition switch Figure 12. Very few vehicles are expected to require this repair. Remove the upper and lower steering column covers Figure 4. Engine was running a little bit warm as usual when climbing long steep grades, but was not overheating. Secure the connector and any excess wiring near the base of the steering column with a tie strap. Connect the multi-function switch electrical connector Figure 7.
The overlay kit is erroneously listed in the 1994 New Dodge Ram Cummins Turbo Diesel Owners Manual Publication No. I put in a heavy duty relay in the charge line and used the cigar lighter as a feed to energize the relay when the ignition switch is in the on position. Names removed because I have not asked anyone's permission. Don't tow without the relay or a similar setup or I promise you you will buy yourself a new headlight switch eventually!! Technical support needed to get the job done right. We are not just a manufacturer of wiring harnesses we are the experts when it comes to Cummins conversions. This relay would also solve burning up your back up light switch when additional lights are added to your trailer for backing up. In addition, this bulletin identifies the part numbers for the Mopar trailer tow packages required to adapt trailer wiring to a vehicle that did not have the trailer tow package installed as original equipment from the factory.
Throttle connector and vehicle speed connectors. Be sure to match all wire colors. It's a 4 prong connector under the dash. They have a website if you need more info. If your truck did not come with the tow package, one of these connectors if i'm not mistaken, the bigger one will have the same color blue wire going in but not coming out the other side.