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Headlights and foglights dont work.Checked fuses and replaced

Headlight switch.Checked bulbs

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  • Anthony Berger Dec 15, 2008

    My headlights/fog lights dont work as well. I have replaced the bulbs, headlight switch as well. I am out of options. The only way for my lights to come on is if I HOLD in the brights on the blinker switch. My tail lights work along w/ my blinkers so I dont see it being electrical from the wiring. Any other suggestions?

  • john brezinski Dec 18, 2008

    there is no fuse for the headlights.
    turn signals and marker lights all work

  • Deuce_al Dec 31, 2008

    How strange. Went to turn on the headlights on the 04 Stratus today and they didn't come on. No high or low beam. Everything else on the car works. Checked all the fuses under the hood by swapping them out, same with relays. Even checked the fuses under the dashboard although they are independent left/right high/low. Obviously there is a common OPEN for the headlights. The turn signal, dimmer, high beam flasher switch appears to function in all other positions and modes and doesn't seem suspect; however, I have no way to check it. Just strange! Any one else?



  • red_36071 Feb 01, 2009

    I have the same problem with my 1994 Dodge Ram Truck. I replaced the dimmer switch,and the bulbs and now don't have wipers,brake lights or head lights. I checked all fuses and relays but still can't get them to work. I'm clueless.

  • lmrodrig0782 Feb 16, 2009

    i have the same problem...Headlights went out all of a sudden and power door locks wont work on '04 Dodge Intrepid..Any thoughts?!?! Please help i am stuck.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Driver's side headlight is out, installed a new bulb, nothing. disconnected the battery for 30 min still doesn't work. Checked the fuses, they seem fine.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    headlights not working I changed the bulbs and checked the fuses. I need to replace the headlight switch but do not know how.

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I had the same problem. The solution to this is something called the turn signal/highbeam switch, located in your steering column. This switch has an actuator of some sort that goes bad after a while. It doesn't allow the actuator to turn back into regular headlight mode, instead disabling it. I went to my local junkyard and replaced it. Everything works now. Here is a link to anyone looking to solve their problem - http://www.am-autoparts.com/AM/Switches-and-Levers/Dodge/Intrepid/-/AM-38623751/

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My headlights dnt work but theb turning signals do the bulbs are guud and the fuses.so what shuld i do?

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I have yet to purchase the switch. I plan on having it fixed within 2 weeks. I will post back when I replaced the item and confirm if it was fixed.

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