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I have a 2004 1/2ton pickup, no extras.bare basics. put my headlights on last night and then hibeam turned them off when I got to a main rd and the horn started beeping, the lights flashing.The horn stopped beeping after 4 miles got home turned truck off and lights were still blinking for 10 minutes. I have no theft, or even electrical door openers. I haven't tried this morning don't want to wake up neighbors yet. Not sure if this happens have a 2yr old battery. Or I have been again sabatogued by the ex? past 2x's sugar in tank, flat tire cut spare from underneath,pulled drive train. Thanks for any info.

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Sounds like the horn button on the steering wheel has gone to ground. Look at the harness running up the steering column to see if any wires look pinched or cut.

Posted on Apr 15, 2017

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SOURCE: Headlights are not working

You seem to have a stuck H/lmp relay, Taking out the circuit breaker only disabled part of the electrics,
If you examine the fusebox / Relay housing s (there may be more than one . You should be able to identify suspect relay (it will be warm to touch) . You may need to examine the Running lights / Dimmer H/lamp circuit if it had one. Putting an Amp meter across ( in line not parallel ) the not running vehicle will indicate drain from battery . There might be a slight arc upon connection but it will level out to near zero drain.

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SOURCE: Yesterday temp gauge began rising.

SOUNDS LIKE POSSIBLE THERMASTAT STICKING!

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SOURCE: 2005 Dodge Truck 2500 / Brake lights flashing while truck turned off / dead battery

i don't know why but dodge trucks back feed threw the trailer lights and leave light on

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