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1998 dodge dakota v8 magnum headlight problem

My headlights won't stay on... we replaced the combo turn signal high low switch thinking it was that but they still go on and off... we can't find a relay switch anywhere for the head lights... is there one and if not what can be causing the headlights to flicker on and off?

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  • CaptPete11 Dec 07, 2008

    • How do you change the healight switch? What needs to come out?

  • bledsoe1800 Jan 17, 2009

    headlights go on and off. what is the problem?



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Headlight switch is overheating ... replace it be sure to check the plug on the harness making sure it did not melt. the design is poor too many wires going thru one switch. It will go bad again and again especially if you do alot of night driving or use your high beams alot.and by no means use any other headlights other then factory issue.

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