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Check your fuses first, park lights, I think. Pull the light switch to first click and check if your front park lights are on. If no lights are on, the headlight switch is probably bad. If the fronts work, but no tail lights or dash lights, the problem is probably a wiring problem under the dash. The same wire to the rear tail lights is usually with a splice to the dash illumination lights.
The parking lights would not normally come on unless you turn them on with the headlight switch. The daytime running lights would come on in drive and go off in park. If you can't turn the parking lights on with the headlight switch, you would check the fuse, the relay if equipped, and the headlight switch.
Check to see if you have power to the "ILLUM" fuse in the instrument pane fuse block (drivers end of the dash). there should be power with the headlight switch in the park or headlight position. If there is no power than make sure the dimmer control is not turned off on the headlight sitch. If is is not off than sheck for power on the dark green wire on the connector for the headlight switch. If there is no power an there is power on the orange wire than unplug the connector and jump those tow wires. If the dash lights come on replace the headlamp switch.
Let me know if you have any questions and I'll be happy to help.
There is a circuit breaker inside the headlight switch body. It gets weak over time and use. The breaker is actually mentioned in the owners manual. A new switch is about $75.00 at the local parts store. You must remove the front of the dash to change the switch. Mine would go off and then in about 30 seconds reset and the lights would come back on. I would be driving down the road with my headlights flashing as the circuit breaker opened and closed. New switch = problem fixed.
This might sound like a dumb question, but I've done this myself: Is it possible that the dimmer switch is turned down? If not, check the fuse for the insturment/gauges, if that is ok then you can check to see if the ground wire came off under the dash. Lastly, if all else is ok, replace the headlight switch. They can partially still work for the other things, like the headlights, taillights, etc....and not work for the others, like your dash. I sincerely hope that I could help. Best wishes.