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Headlights won't come on, but instrument panel says they are. All

Alll fuses are good

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Hi! Seeing that u have already checked the fuses and they are ok,u should now check the bulbs and the switch.

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Fuse Arrangement in Fuse Panel

Fuse colors


30 A - green
25 A - white
20 A - yellow
15 A - blue
10 A - red
7,5 A - brown
5 A - beige
3 A - violet

Fuse arrangement in fuse panel, behind instrument cluster, left
Fuse Arrangement In Fuse Panel






Fuses from S24 to S44 are identified with additional prefix 2, in wiring diagram.

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14 - Interior lights, with central locking 10A
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15 - Instrument cluster, automatic transmission 5A
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19 - Left headlight, high beam 10A
20 - Right headlight, low beam 15A
21 - Left headlight, low beam 15A
22 - Sidemarker lights, right 5A
23 - Sidemarker lights, left 5A
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25 - Fresh air blower, air conditioning 25A
26 - Rear window defogger 25A
27 - Daytime running lights 10A
28 - Fuel pump (FP) 15A
29 - Engine control, gasoline 15A
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30 - Sunroof 20A
31 - Automatic transmission 20A
32 - Engine control, injectors, gasoline 10A
- Engine control, injectors, diesel 15A
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40 - Dual horn 20A
41 - Cigarette lighter, 12V power outlets 15A
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I recommend replacing the switch. You can find one at a salvage yard for $5.00.

When you do the replacement, inspect the plugs and wiring attached to the old one for anything suspicious (loose wires, frayed insulation, bare wire, charred wire, etc.)

Let me know how it turns out.
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