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Daytime running lights only come on when in drive and when signalling the adjoining running lights turns off. Is this normal for a 2006 RAM 2500

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  • ra_m Apr 15, 2009

    Thank you for the quick response goalie39. I was just looking thru the owners manual and it indicates the lights are to come on as soon as the ignitition is turned on. The lights actually don't come on until placed in drive (which the manual doesn't say anything).

  • ra_m Apr 15, 2009

    thanks again

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Yes, this is a feature added by Chrysler to draw attention to the signal and make it easier to see.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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    Ed Apr 15, 2009

    The day time running lamps come in different configurations, some come on with the key, some when the park brake is released, and some come on only when the vehicle is in gear. Systems change in mid production, but the manual is already printed, sometimes the manufacturer will add loose pages with model updates if they determine it to be important enough to print and insert the corrections. Hence the line in most printed material." manufacturer reserves the right to change specifications as needed"

    Sound like you have it all figured now. have a great day.

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