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Old 03-02-2011, 08:19 AM
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nope i havnt had time to go thru the truck yet and its raining today! thought about redoing the blinker mod and then looking for the issue once again
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Old 03-02-2011, 09:41 AM
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I took a quick look at the wiring diagram you have there and it's showing a few points of interest to me. I'm still in the learning stages of electrical but I know a little bit. None the less one thing I am seeing is it looks like the ground for the cluster illumination is controlled by a microprocessor.

Is it the illumination of the cluster that not working? Are the rest of the lights working? (brake light/abs, 4x4 if u have it, etc etc)
there are a couple fuses as well, i believe 9 and 10 are the numbers. If i remember correctly you said you went thru the fuses, but may warrant checking again. how did you check them? did you ohm them w a meter? if not might want to do that too since a visual inspection alone often times wont show a small break in a fuse.

I'll try and take a closer look tonight or tomorrow if I have time. I'm pretty busy w/ full time work and 16 credits :-o lol

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Old 03-02-2011, 09:50 AM
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awesome ur the man! haha its just the illumination of all interior lights, fog lights are gone, and when i lock my truck the lights dont flash and i rely on that to make sure its locked

i have no way of testing it other than visually looking at it...i replaced fuses on the bottom of the thingy with number 5 fuses as said in the owners manual

currently the black wire to the marker light is disconnected cuz i cut it for the blinker mod, and hoped that was the problem..connected it then disconnected it again, plan to finish blinker mod correctly and see what happens
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Old 03-02-2011, 11:18 AM
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quick update: redid blinker mod the right way!, no change in dash lights and drivers side marker light doenst work pretty sure its burnt out (bulb) anyway
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Old 03-04-2011, 09:51 AM
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i need someone to actively help me with this today by looking at the wiring diagram and stuff....we can do this via text??? anyone?
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:00 AM
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how did you connect your wires together when you did the mod/
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:08 AM
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someone please look at page 27,28 and 35 and tell me what u think i should do? im thinking i need to take the cluster off and check the smart junction box behind the dash as listed on 27 and 28
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:10 AM
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well when i did it WRONG! i connected marker to turn via brown to brown and then the striped wire to the cut black wire..the brown to brown was where i made my mistake it made both turn signals flash when turn signal was on, dash flash and kaput.

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Old 03-04-2011, 10:16 AM
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did twist them together ?
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:20 AM
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spliced them together yes , currently they are done right the black wire going to the marker lamp is connected to the striped wire of the marker light which is the way it is supposed to be, let me find the diagram

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PS= white w/light blue stripe
DS= light green w/ white stripe

Remember to use T-tap connectors so you can revers this at any time. Also remember to completely cut the marker light wire in half. The end that goes into the marker light is what you use the jumper wire to tap into
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this is how it is right now
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:57 AM
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alot of stuff on page 35 also we should keep in mind that fog lights r out too as well as remote lock lights
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:15 AM
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Old 03-04-2011, 12:47 PM
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ok check the red wire for any type of burn marks then start checking your fuses. if all your fuses are good take out the fuse panel that is inside the truck on the driver side and see if you have any burn marks.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:00 PM
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which red wire? am i supposed to remove the dash to look in there? i need specifics

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wait the drivers side? didnt know i had one there ill check...i checked the passenger side fuse panel already but will recheck all
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:02 PM
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The only mod you should be doin is tinted windows.
That's just funny right there
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