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Headlights dont work but drl do

My drl work just fine as well as the blinkers and parking lights. I turn the headlights on and the indicator on the dashboard shows the drl are still on and the instrument panel lights up like it is supposed to. I turn my bright lights on by pulling the lever. they work just fine if I hold it. once I let go the brights go back to drl mode. fuses seem to be fine. lost now.

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    allen harker Feb 11, 2014

    sorry should have worded that better. i turn the headlights on by rotating the switch that is on the left. once rotated the drl indicator on the dash stays on. and the headlights do night brighten like they are supposed to. I then pull the lever to engage the high beams. if I just pull it like normal to engage them. they will only be on for a split second. if I hold the lever they will email on.

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Are you sure you supposed to pull lever not push to turn them on, just making sure as in some cars you can just blink pulling lever and you turns them on by pushing

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do you hear the click of the dimmer switch when you move the lever if you do then the steel rod that goes from the lever to the switch itself is working and the switch is moving from the low beam to high beam circuit.if the blue dash indicator is on them power is coming out of the switch to the dash to operate the light.its possible that the dimmer switch may need to be adjusted a little if you don`t hear the click but moves enough to put the dash light on but not enough to turn the high beams on,that is possibly why the low lights stay on.or you have a bad dimmer switch itself

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