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Head lights turn off and on on their own.

I have a 1997 dodge dakota and recently i've noticed that after driving for about 15 minutes the head lights and only the head lights go off for a few seconds and then come back on for a few seconds and then back off. This is a very dangerouse problem when you do a lot of early morning driving. Only both head lights go off and at the same time

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This is usually causes by burnt contacts on the headlight switch, very easy to change out.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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There is a short in the power wire to the headlights from the headlight switch. The internal circuit breaker in the headlight switch is overheating and shutting them down, until it cools off.

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