2018 Ram 3500 has a few issues

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Yes blue lights behind handles
Good chance if all of your lights are functional that the aftermarket headlights are part of the culprit for the error message on the lighting. The canbus system doesn't take kindly to aftermarket lights.

For tuners... I personally have had good luck with the H&S Minimaxx box tunes, but I ONLY use the stock tune if I delete one. Turning the tune up and then towing with it is a recipe for disaster unless your engine and trans have been upgraded to handle it. A custom tune as suggested above might not be a bad idea though.

If your actuator is indeed bad... reach out to City Diesel and they'll fix you up.
 
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Good chance if all of your lights are functional that the aftermarket headlights are part of the culprit for the error message on the lighting. The canbus system doesn't take kindly to aftermarket lights.

For tuners... I personally have had good luck with the H&S Minimaxx box tunes, but I ONLY use the stock tune if I delete one. Turning the tune up and then towing with it is a recipe for disaster unless your engine and trans have been upgraded to handle it. A custom tune as suggested above might not be a bad idea though.

If your actuator is indeed bad... reach out to City Diesel and they'll fix you up.
Yeah they are all aftermarket LED From what Im reading I can buy a app and turn iff off so it stops!

Also congrats on the new rig! she's beautiful! I saw you came to Georgia for it I only went with the Raceme per a recommendation from a veryyy well known diesel shop down here. I do not want to make her a smoking monster or anything to hurt it. I simply want it to be normal and healthy and ready to pull our camper !
 

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Yea AlfaOBD will turn it off I believe.

I tow a camper too. The RaceMe tuner isn't a bad tuner... if it has a stock setting, flip it back to stock and you'll be safe as far as the tune goes. Then I'd focus on the actuator. I'm right down the road from City Diesel and they do good work.

Thanks! I love the truck... but it has a few things to work out. Like most used trucks. :)
 
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Yea AlfaOBD will turn it off I believe.

I tow a camper too. The RaceMe tuner isn't a bad tuner... if it has a stock setting, flip it back to stock and you'll be safe as far as the tune goes. Then I'd focus on the actuator. I'm right down the road from City Diesel and they do good work.

Thanks! I love the truck... but it has a few things to work out. Like most used trucks. :)
Yeah I own a RV service center so im constantly moving customer campers or my own Thats the joy of used trucks! Things to fix, Who wants a new perfect truck !
 

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OK, Mopar shows vehicle has 2 incomplete safety recalls. FCA Recall # V06 and # Y26. Also shows it is a Laramie trim. ALSO here is your Equipment Listing attached below.
 

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When I had my 3500 with the aisin trans, it was terrible when shifting from drive to reverse. It would bang like you neutral dropped the trans. Always did it and mine was bone stock.
 
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When I had my 3500 with the aisin trans, it was terrible when shifting from drive to reverse. It would bang like you neutral dropped the trans. Always did it and mine was bone stock.
Yeah It freaks me out. Ive done alot of reading and from others its a hard hitting trans out of gear
 
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Well truck codes came back. Took to a shop. Looks like turbo problems.
 

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What kind of turbo problems? Does it actually need a turbo, or just the actuator? What codes?
 
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