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96 jeep cherokee se replaced head light pull switch

Replaced pull switch because lights began to flicker. Found that If I pulled switch out slowly, the running lights would light, but only in certain spots. This is what has lead me to believe that the switch was bad. New switch, same problem? I have jumped power to the relay that activates the running lights, and that seems to work. Only trouble is that I don't have any running lights in the running light position? I have checked all grounds, and like I said, it will work the running lights if you pull the switch out slowly, but not in the normal position. Right before the normal position for the running lights to be activated.

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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    I just recently experience the same problems. I was going to replace

    the switch and check the plug connector. Just curious if you've located

    what was wrong on yours since you had already replaced the switch

    Thanks !!!

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    if I pull out the headlight switch just short of the first position ,the parking lights come on,pull the switch all the way for headlights ,no parking lights

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Have you checked the breaker and the hi/low beam switch for power? Did you look at the connectors in the switch plug? I have a really poor diagram that seems to be non-specific on this. Also, if you have a headlight delay module check that also.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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