The engine light just came on in your RAM 1500 while driving through Paris, but before you cover it with a piece of electrical tape, learn how to reset the check engine light on a RAM 1500 with Dan Cummins Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. While you’re here, we’ll discuss some common reasons the RAM 1500 check engine light comes on to begin with. If you have specific questions about your RAM truck, feel free to contact us!
To reset your RAM 1500 check engine light, all you need to do is follow these simple steps:
By following these steps, you’re resetting the computer in your RAM 1500. In older models, you may need to drive your truck for 50 miles to re-calibrate the computer. It’s also important to remember that when you disconnect the battery, it will also reset the security system and other electronic systems in your RAM. This means you may need to reset things like your clock and radio channels.
Resetting the RAM 1500 check engine light is easy, but it’s also important that you determine why the light came on. Read more about the common causes for a check engine light to come on in a RAM 1500 below.
Your check engine light can come on for a host of different reasons while you’re driving through Lexington, but most of them are things you can fix on your own. When you see the check engine light come on, you first need to determine what’s happening:
Keeping up with the routine maintenance on your vehicle can be a challenge if you live a busy lifestyle in Georgetown or Nicholasville, but the service center at Dan Cummins Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is here to help you keep your RAM working as well as it did the day you bought it. Schedule a service appointment online to have your check engine light read and to have your truck inspected for any maintenance. While you’re here, browse our service tips to learn how to change your oil and reset your UConnect® system!
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