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2001 dodge ram 1500, I have after market headlights. My low beams do not work in tell I put fuses in then they work fine

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    Raymond Hare Dec 19, 2016

    I have replaced the headlight switch and my low beams still do not work unless I open the hood on my truck and place fuses in. If I put my fuses in my low beams works without turning my headlight switch on or off

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Can you be a little more specific on what happens from the moment you first turn your lights on and every time you turn high/low settings

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It can be faulty headlight switch or issue with its wiring. Or its faulty head light fuse.


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Click the link below: -----


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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/all-headlights-not-working.html

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I have a 2001 dodge ram 1500. does anyone know anything about the headlight wiring?I would like to know how it works. Currently , i know the violet wire is 12v constant and the vt/wht wire is ground when...


Well, where to start...
First there are 4 different headlamp systems available for 2001 Dodge Ram 1500.

> WITH Daytime Running Lights and WITH Quad Headlamps

> WITH Daytime Running Lights and WITHOUT Quad Headlamps

> WITHOUT Daytime Running Lights and WITH Quad Headlamps

> WITHOUT Daytime Running Lights and WITHOUT Quad Headlamps

So providing you with an EXACT flow chart of what happens depends on which system your truck is equipped with.

However, the general jist of it goes like this:

The Violet wire you mention is your power feed to the bulbs (high beam and low beam elements) from the headlamp fuse (HOT AT ALL TIMES). The dimmer switch basically determines which of the two headlamp elements is going to get grounded to complete the circuit. When the Violet/White wire gets grounded, that is low beam. When the Red/Orange wire gets grounded, that is high beam.

Just a little "Automotive Electrical Systems 101":

Your Headlamps work just like ALL automotive electrical circuits. The power goes from battery POSITIVE to battery NEGATIVE in order to complete the circuit. PERIOD! Every circuit on your vehicle is as simple as that. If you take a closer look at the wiring diagrams, you will see this.

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Have a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 i have high beams but no low beams why?


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You might have blown a fuse. Check your fuses first.

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