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Dash lights turn off when headlights are turned on

My dash lights and the lights that tell what gear i'm in stay on until I turn on my headlights, after i turn on my headlights, they go off. It should be the opposite, how should i go about fixing this?

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Check the dimmer switch. First make sure it is turned up so the lights will be at their brightest. Turn the headlights on, if the lights on the dash are actually off, you probably have a faulty dimmer switch.

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    jim9813 Aug 02, 2009

    Check the dimmer switch. First make sure it is turned up so the lights will be at their brightest. Turn the headlights on, if the lights on the dash are actually off, you probably have a faulty dimmer switch.

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