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Dodge Repair/'96 Ram van: daytime running lights


Hi Roland
Brad here with that 1996 dodge ram van where the running lights that won't turn off. I did try that orange and black wire it does turn off with key off , possible to be another wire in that harness , when you say left side I'm assuming drivers side? I did check the other wires on the same harness and some did light and some did not with key off (normal?)...gotta be the DRL

Hi Brad,
No, the orange/black in that vintage was one that powers things other than the engine when the key is "on". The others are no doubt the ones from the battery itself.
Yes, by left I mean the driver's side. So see whether a Dodge dealer parts counter might be able to look in the catalog for the specific location of the module.
Thanks again for the ratings and nominations.

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