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1996 ford ranger headlights not working

Stopped working all of a sudden
all other lights working - including high beams
Just no regular headlights
Is it the dash switch or the steering column switch

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  • weis0236 Feb 01, 2009

    My parking lights work and all interior lights work, but no headlights. I live in MN and if I let it warm up about 10 minutes the headlights come on. They work fine when it's 20+ but not colder than that.

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It's the dimmer switch in the column.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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I had the same problem 1998 ford ranger. left headlight very dim. right head light worked normal. pull back for high beam flash left dim headlight would go out. put on high beems left light got even more dim. trouble shot wires and replaced blinker/high low beam/whiper unit didn't fix. replaced headlight didn't fix. looked at wireing harnes connecter that conects to headlight bulb and center (black Wire) female contacts was open more than the others. (was making weak contact (ground)
FIX:::: SLIGHTLY BENT BLADE ON HEADLIGHT TO MAKE BETTER CONTACT WITH WIRE CONECTION WITH WIDER FEMALE CONTACT RECPTICAL. HEADLIGHTS BRIGHT AS EVER AGAIN. PS ALSO PUT DIELECTRIC GREASE IN CONTACTOR.

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