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My headlights went off while driving in 94 Caravan

While driving, my caravan's headlights went off. Thank GOD I was 2 blox away from home. They flashed on again for a split second. THEN the dashlights flashed on and off, there was smoke from the dash, and the car stopped running.
The headlights have recently been replaced because of deer hit.....but they have worked fine.Last night I adjusted the beams up a bit.

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  • Scott Allan Young Dec 11, 2008

    Maybe--it's on the dash--but would that keep the car from starting, besides the fact it killed the engine? I was going about 5 MPH after they went off (parking lites were still on) then they flashed on and off, REAL BRIGHT then a little smoke inside from the vents, and the car died......could it be a fuse? It's GOT to be a short,, right??

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Sounds like the headlight switch is bad. Is it on the dash or on the steering column?

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

  • yes it is a short you didnt tell me the car died sounds like a bad ignition switch or a bad wire going to it

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