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Won't start parked over night in garage. turn key and dashboard gauges and lights blink and wink with a flashing red dot on the right side near door ajar and funny noises like little motors turning on and off, (including the CD player) tried reseting as per instructions from mechanic, left key in the "on" position and got throttle control light staying on. ( HEMI ) second time failed too, mow am stranded with sick red racer...!

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  • bert35 Jul 14, 2008

    My 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 is doing the same thing I started up in the morning no problem then drove it to work and when I was starting it up to come home it wouldn't start all the guages just blinked and there was a hum or something. There was also the blinking red dot. I thought maybe my battery died so I tried to jump it and smoke came from the lead battery cable. I am stumped

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    my truck will not start all the gauges are jumping the dome light is flashing and i do not have any kind of alarm on my vehicle

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Hi, I understand you have a problem with the alarm.
If the alarm is activated, and if the alarm is aftermarket you have a valet switch , That you can use to deactivate, or put in by pass. just you need to locate, is a little switch going from the alarm module to a dash or any strategic location.
When you found turn the key to run position them move or press the switch. and everything has to stop blinking.
If you are unable to find the switch, put the in on position,
Them go to front and remove the negative battery cable, wait 1 minute and reconnect, them try to start.
But if the alarm is a Factory alarm and you don't have the remote control. you can try deactivate with the key in the door lock cylinder. turning from lock to unlock position.
But remember this model of trucks, they use a chip on the key
If you don't have a key with chip it's gonna do theis problem.

I hop this solve your problem. Thank for using fixya.

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