Just wanted to thank you guys for the reply on my 2000 ram that was blowing
I still could not find the problems so I went to justanswerDOTcom and a
dodge tech led me right to it.
he felt is was a short along the wiring harness somewhere..he was right!
it was a short caused by the air filter screw ( aftermarket airfilter) . a
zip-tie holding the wiring harness above it broke and the harness was
drooping and rubbed against it. when I pushed down on it ( while the engine
was running) the fuse blew again.
replaced zip tie, taped up the wires and re-secured the harness--- good to
9 bucks fixed the problem. I gave him another 9 because he was right on the
money. total $18.00
I had the right to not pay anything if the answer did not pan out or I was
after I conversed with him It took me about 15 min. to troubleshoot and fix
Hell, the garage that had my truck charged me 25 to diagnose that I blew a
fuse and they didn't fix squat except change the fuse.
all in all a good experience with the site.
freek'n shops......charge'n diagnostic fees!!!??!!!
There oughta be a law...
there oughta be a law.......
next you know........
some freek'n doctor,denist,lab tech,or plumber......
is gonna wanna CHARGE to take a guess......
there oughta be a law!!!!
~sips his crownroyal.....looks across the dinner table at his
kids and wife.......here....tim.....you get the last breadcrumb
tonight son......not to worry kids.....the boss said we may
start chargin for stuff soon.......jest hang in there~
yes, Tom did point that out, but the tech was very specific, and felt it was
a wiring short problem and pointed out places too look.
I went with the testing on the injectors with Tom, and just did a quick
visual test of the wiring harness, and at the time I was not sure what I was
I'm glad you found the problem and it doesn't sound like you spent much to
find the cause. I hope I didn't sound sarcastic, that wasn't my intent
(though after reading my own post it reads that way). Its difficult to
include inflection in the written word.
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