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Dash light not working with headlight on

Dash light not working with headlight on

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  • paul marshall May 11, 2010

    are you sure the dash light dimmer is not turned down?

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I have a 1987 vetee it did the same thing it happened to be the light dimmer switch might try that

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1994 silverado illumination on instrument panel doesn't work, parking lights and tail lights do not work but headlights and brakelights work fine. All fuses are good. Is this a bad dimmer switch?


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If the tail lights and the dash lights stopped working and the tail light and the panel lighting fuses are both o.k. and you can find no other blown fuses then the problem is most likely the headlight switch.

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What started this mess? tailights, fog lights, brake lights....


The relay has nothing to do with the tail lights, but replacing the switch sounds like a good idea. There's a nut holding it in place, see http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/electrics/switches/switch-headlight/1027524/ to get an idea of the construction. And the price. This is not worth fiddling about unreliable workarounds...
In addition, if fuses 15 and/or 16 burn frequently there might be a problem with the tail light cabling.

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Ingo

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look for the relay for the parking light

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Dash lights don't work when I turn on headlights


This is a problem with all trucks what you need to do is get the dash or cluster out and get it repaired at gm they send it out and after a few days it will be returned functional

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Headlights and dash light dont work


You would have to check and see if you are getting any power out of the light switch. There is a seperate wire for the headlights and the dash lights.

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