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Dim headlights / dash lights

We have a 1990 chevy van and the headlights and dash lights have become very dim. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with the alternator as it starts fine everytime and the earth off the battery (the earth strap?) also seems to be OK.

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Has the 'Check Engine' light come on? I had this problem at 30,000 miles and the trouble codes set were transmission component slipping. Ultimately required replacement of the transmission.

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You need to take your car to an auto repair, so they can put the machine to check where is the short coming from.

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wiggle the headlight swith a little. I have this problem with my chevy truck

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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this is true ! Usually the strap will run from either the ground post or sometimes the the top mount bolt , to the body . Look at the ground straps that run from the engine to the frame and engine to body . Chances ar one of these straps are broke . They are located from the bottom behind the engine near the firewall , and on the passenger side of the engine underneath . I had a 2004 venture that the interior and display lights went out , a control module in the dash that ran the display , daylights , and cooling fan went out ! traded it in soon after !!! Good advice !

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Change your ignition switch and check plugs for spark

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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