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My lights go completely off when I go to dim. They work on bright. what is wrong?

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It sounds like the dimmer switch is getting bad. . I've also seen the daytime running lights causing this. Look in the owners manual, find out if the lights have a separate switch to turn them off. If you do have a switch, turn it off and see if you get low beams. Do your daytime running lights work? Have a look at that first. An auto electrician can test that curcuit pretty easily if you cannot get it solved Hope this helps good luck. please rate this solution.

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Your circuit lights may be bright or dim according to how your electrical system was set up. It may dim when lights are off and get bright when lights are on. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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