Key Fob

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Sws6332

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Alabama
Ram Year
2012
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Hemi 5.7
2012 ram 1500 , i put key in , turn to start , and it just turns over , it’s strong, battery is fine, just turns over, no start , I can take the key fob out of the ignition, lock the doors , and hit the auto start button, twice , and my truck starts right up ! Put the key back in ,turn to start , and it goes dead , but it will crank when I turn the key , an I Nuts ! A gremlin in there ?
 

Atcer2018

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3.6
2012 ram 1500 , i put key in , turn to start , and it just turns over , it’s strong, battery is fine, just turns over, no start , I can take the key fob out of the ignition, lock the doors , and hit the auto start button, twice , and my truck starts right up ! Put the key back in ,turn to start , and it goes dead , but it will crank when I turn the key , an I Nuts ! A gremlin in there ?

Look on YouTube for WIN module repair. WIN=wireless ignition node and they go bad. Many times they can be cleaned and repaired. Fixing the one already in the truck is typically inexpensive compared to a new unit that needs a dealer to program it.
 
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