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Pulsing lights 08 dodge ram 5500 6.7 cummins

I have a 2008 dodge ram 5500. For the past 3 years all my dash, running & headlights have been randomly pulsing. I've checked the batteries, alt, regulator, all good. Forums have plenty of questions about this issue but no definitive answers. I've had it in the shop at Dallas Dodge before & they couldn't even figure out the problem. Would appreciate some advice.

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Being a 08. You have a TIPM.. Basically the fuse panel under the hood. But it has a computer attached to it. It is not totally sealed from the weather. It practically runs everything. Bad spot for them IMHO. I pull them and check plugs for corrosion. Some times I have to fix the plug/s. Most times it is the TIPM. Yours is intermittent, don't rule out the light switch.

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ATTENTION: You MUST HAVE one working remote to add one more to the system. If you do not have one working remote right now then these instructions will not work. You will have to have a Locksmith or dealership use a computer to program the first remote for you.

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