I have taken several pictures of the melted harness and will send them to whoever I need to. Then my high beams stopped working about 2 weeks ago. Over-head dome light does not function properly and has faulty wiring, so that even though all doors are closed the dome light never shuts off. The wiring harness to the headlights has burnt up. One night, I was driving through my town. The service manual says this may be caused from defective wiring - fuse - or relay.
Water leaks in from rain or windshield wipers causing musty odor in the car. I use the headlights most of the time, even during the day, to increase visibility. Upon further investigation, the fuse for the headlights had been blown and needed replacing as well. After complaining about poor starting and shuddering after a cold soak, the dealer replaced the injector o-rings, which solved the shudder, but not the mileage. The electrical problems have ranged from losing power completely while driving to dimming dashboard lights to corroded wires going into the power control module and fuses shorting out. Here is a link from more Dodge owners that have had this issue for no reason what to ever. This failure was caused by an electrical system failure, but dealership nor manufacturer were very helpful.
When the lights went out, the dashboard components became inoperative. I can't afford to go to the dealer and have them trouble shoot the problem. The fog lights would turn on sometimes and other times not. I hit a bump in the road when the air went from cold to hot air. The vehicle cut off, and smoke came out from under the dash. I will be replacing this part probably on my own to save some money, especially on a part I should not have to be ordering in the first place. By the time the consumer reached the vehicle all of the windows were covered with soot.
To replace a malfunctioning stock stereo or upgrade the factory radio, choose a stereo that is compatible with the Durango for the simplest installation. The engine, airbag, and another red circle light stay on. I have been driving my car back and forth from college and running errands around town. I have taken several pictures of the melted harness and will send them to whoever I need to. Then my high beams stopped working about 2 weeks ago. Erase dtc and retest, no misfire present.
Could be a bad battery but I suspect your battery cable is either loose or corroded or dirty. I did a bit of research to try to determine the problem. I just got finished checking out my car. There is constantly a fuse light that flashes in my dash, though all fuses have been checked numerous times and all are in perfect working order, though they have been replaced, the warning light still flashes. Sometimes they'll all work, sometimes they'll all quit. I have read up on replacing the wiring harness but it is rather expensive.
The dashboard lights came back on within 15-30 seconds, but all the warning lights stayed illuminated for a few seconds before going off. The wiring harness that connects to the mfs is melted as has evidence of burn marks. Several other people have had the same problem. I bought the service manual for Dodge 2000 Neon. I did a bit of research to try to determine the problem.
Before you pull the battery disconnect your battery cables and clean them both ends and when you put them back on make sure you have good connections and tighten good. Several other people have had the same problem. The headlights currently work but the fog lights and high beams do not. I use the headlights most of the time, even during the day, to increase visibility. I think something must be loose but I do not know where to look.
The fuel mileage is nowhere near the advertised mileage. After two trips to the dealer and the service writer telling us that we removed the cigarette lighter adapter wrong , they discovered the wiring harness for the backup lights was crushed by the shifter in reverse and shorted the lights. I just got finished checking out my car. I will be replacing this part probably on my own to save some money, especially on a part I should not have to be ordering in the first place. He advised they were going to replace the multi-function switch and wire harness.
Car has 77000 miles on it. Dodge should be forced to recall these vehicles for new electrical wiring harnesses and power control modules as corrosion of wires and subsequent shorts in wiring appear to be common place, costing thousands of dollars to consumers and potential fatal accidents. My headlights go out and then I have smoking around the steering wheel. Especially if it will melt again sometime in the near future. Then I noticed that my headlights were not working as they used to. I believe the part number is 5183442aa based on several sources. I smelled something burning but not thinking anything of it since I was near a rural area that could have camp fires lit.
Front axles pop when turning. I then lost all power for a brief second and then the car came back to normal. The gas and temp gauges will go out occasionally. I pulled on the multi-function switch twice and regained the use of my headlights. If that does not work pull your battery and get it tested at a battery out let.