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Regular headlights malfunction

When I turn on my headlights, only the the bottom set of lights come on. I ride around holding the bright's switch in....annoying! I've had two sets of people (who are very good with cars) attempt to fix this. Any suggestions?

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  • 96DodgeDakot Jan 21, 2009

    lol........WOw i have the same problem........My **** does not work either i put the light switch on only like my fog light are on I gues that what u would call them and my high beams wont stay on so I have to hold it back, but I take a rubber band and it works to hold back the stick just put one from the stick to where ur key goes in but, u cant use signals or u have to keep fixin it but yeah does the job!...Need help!!

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I posted this reply before - my 1997 has the same issue and it is in the tilt wheel connections. my headlight will only work with the steering wheel tilted all the way up. if it is in any other position only the parking lights will work. I have not taken apart the tilt wheel to clean the connections.

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I suggest a new dimmer switch.

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