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Head Lights 2001 dodge ram, headlights are stuck on, have to take fuses out for them to go off. think it is some kind of switch issue.

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  • graysonspenc May 18, 2009

    is it something i can do myself, and if so where can i get the part. thanks.

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Hello...If your Ram has the remote start option, disable it and see if the lights go off...if they don't the switch is likely defective...the circuit does not have a relay.
Good luck...i hope this helps

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Hi, your assessment is correct. its the headlight main switch. its malfunctioning and unable to open the circuit. simply replacing this switch will fix this issue.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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    Michael Masters May 18, 2009

    HI, this is a fairly easy job here. its basically plug n play type of installation. you can order the part online at www.autozone.com

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