Lights in cluster flickering

Lights in cluster flickering

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    Lights in cluster flickering

    Started flickering this am 15 larimie with 19k. Read it as being a problem back back in 13. If you turn them up flicker goes away. My dealership always needs a apointment just to look at truck. Any TSB's?
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    None that im aware of. Been going to my dealership for a year with the flickering dash lights and blinking headlights but they are clueless and useless. The dash usually one do it when they are dimmed was down, so im assuming its the dimmer switch.
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    Yes.. There is a flash for it. Just had it done last week and still have my headlights flicker every now and then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hillbilli View Post
    The dash usually one do it when they are dimmed was down, so im assuming its the dimmer switch.
    The dash lights are dimmed using PWM. It's not rheostat dimmer controlled like vehicles of old.

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    I also recently noticed my cluster flickering. I always have it dimmed down but never noticed it til it got cold out. My dealer is also clueless. I tell them the TSB to fix some small things and they'll tell me they don't exist. If I had more time I'd take it somewhere else but I don't get freed up to often to argue with them.

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    My 2015 Laramie just started doing the gauge flickering when set at the dimmest setting when it started getting cold. It has about 48,000 miles on it. Funny thing is I had 2013 1500 Outdoorsman (hemi) that had a full suite of electrical issues and the dash light flickering when dimmed to the lowest setting was one of the issues. The way it was fixed after replacing the harnesses to the gauges twice and the gauge cluster once was the service manager says it was a grounding issue and they added a ground wire. Whatever they did fixed the flickering gauge issue, but the dealer was never able to fix the intermittent airbag warning light and constant radio issues. It want back to the dealer 18 times for electrical issues in the 78,000 miles I had it. The dealer always had a loaner for me, so at least I was treated right.

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    The flickering instrument cluster gremlin got me too. First time this morning, WTH, stops when you turn the dimmer all the way to full power. For me that's far too bright on the eyes for night driving. Wonder what's next.

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