2012 RAM 1500 warning lights after noise

dodge
ram1500

#1

Intermittent problem with abs light and traction control light coming on. Hear a noise from under left side of dash then lights come on. They go off after a short time of driving. Truck only has about 23000 miles on it. 4.7L , auto trans.


#2

Sometimes an ABS system test is part of a car’s initialization sequence. That can make some noise as it tests the solenoids. Perhaps that’s what’s happening, and one of the ABS solenoids is intermittently failing, sticking etc. So the ABS light turns on. The more common problem for this symptom is a wheel speed sensor is failing, so ask your shop to consider that too. The shop should have the equipment to test each of the wheel speed sensors. They just rotate the wheel by hand and verify the sensor produces the expected signal.