I've pulled all fuses and found fuse 12, from the fuse box inside the truck, when pulled eliminated my draw. She contacted Chrysler, and they told her that the truck was a 1998 model and had a lot of mileage on it. I have not safety tested this nor am I an engineer or auto safety expert. The airbag light is telling you the dealer or a qualified mechanic needs to do some slightly dangerous work replacing the airbags and the airbag controller. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the sensor box under each seat would need to be replaced.
These seat belts go into the seat at the upper corner so that they are not accessible at least not easily accessible. I know it was wrecked. And was told to take to dealership to see if they could help us financially fix this. Even if this weren't the case, the question couldn't be answered because… If you are talking about the large belt that goes around the alternator, water pump and ac compressor Serpentine belt. But it's all contained it the cylinder.
So I'm guessing the problem could also not be the module itself, but anyone of these other systems that it talks with? My son just bought a '99 Dodge Ram pickup and both the front seat belts are stuck so that you can't pull them out to get them around your torso. Is there another battery somewhere? After a 2 wk delay they could not find a replacement module saying they were discontinued. There might have been minor changes from one year to the next, like the length of air bag mounting bolts, the addition of a moisture seal on a module connector, even an internal circuitry change for improved reliability. I said ok fix the problem then they called back and said since somebody else had put parts on it they would not fix it. Keep in mind that the dealer might find different numbers for parts that will interchange. Vehicle was driven directly to dealership about 5 miles away.
Have been told that any parts to attempt a repair are obsolete and unavailable. There was a metal bar and the bolt hole had broken. My 99 dually will do that sometimes if you let the seat back tilt forward too fast. There is no underhood light, so no worries there. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the seat belt module was defective and would need to be replaced but parts were not available. We have been searching unsuccessfully online and other sources which say they are discontinued, not available. The failure mileage was approximately 120,000.
I've attached 4 files, that appear to have information pertaining to fuse 12 from the service manual. Both air bags were deployed. No matter what my problem is, there is almost sure to be someone who has some insight! Dodge does not sell these separately. Refer to the 1998 Ram Truck Service Manual Publication No. Vehicle 1999 Dodge Ram 1500, 5.
The stress could have caused damage to the latches and stitching. My 99 dually will do that sometimes if you let the seat back tilt forward too fast. His seat belt also did not work properly. It satisfies the air bag monitor and keeps the lamp out. Locate and buy used Dodge Ram 1500 seat belt control modules and other Ram 1500 parts by submitting a through PartRequest. I told them that before they started. I took it to a shop, they tested both, and said alternator and battery are good, but battery voltage is low, and that I probably have a draw on the system.
This makes the vehicle unsafe and illegal to properly operate. Get multiple quotes from junk yards and auto wreckers who compete for your business. No report was filed or required. Using a trim panel removal tool, disengage clips holding door trim to door around perimeter of trim panel. The contact stated that while parked, the neither front seat belt would extend from their retractors. Amazing what a good body shop with a frame machine can do. Additionally, the driver and passenger seatbelts failed.
Transmission: We were in traffic in March in houston tx when transmission decided not to work properly. Downshifting in traffic nearly causing a major accident. If the part numbers are the same on your old and new parts, go for it. Evidently this is the fuse they pull from the factory when shipping to the dealership so it doesn't drain the battery. This is obviously a fix at your own risk. The driver pulled over to the side of the road and was able to release from the webbing by exerting great force. We'll say for arguements sake that means he's got a real motor under the hood.