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Is there a setting for the dashboards lights on an 05 Durango? Mine dim allot when I turn my heady lights on

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The dimmer switch control is next to the headlight switch. Can you make the lights brighter by turning up the control ?

Posted on Feb 11, 2014

Testimonial: "It just controls the inside lights"

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    Stephen Feb 11, 2014

    Its supposed to control the dash lights as well as the interior courtesy lamps.

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