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One side the lights do not work. Both fans and the other side lights work. I tested the power at the light and there is none when the swtich is turned on but there is a slight when the switch is off.

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The slight reading on the voltmeter is reading thru the ground to other sources. the bulb or ballast on the one side could be inoperative

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fist start the engine and turn on the a/c that should command the fan on.
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