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Dim lights don't work. Bright lights work.

Dim lights don't work. Brights do work. Getting no power to dim lights. Ohm meter says bulbs are good. Getting no power to the dim lights. Fuses are good. Does the indicator swith/turn signal need to be replace? If so can a rooky do it at home?

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SOURCE: Headlights Not Working, Brights and Turn Signals Work

This is cuased by the multifuntion switch that is located on the steering column. It is the swith with the headlight dimmers on it.

You just need to remove the steering column bezels and replace the multifunction switch.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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You will need to change the multifunction switch, this is also the turn signal switch, nothing else will cause this problem but that switch, seen dozens of them fail like this, no low beams.

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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Did all these problems happen all at one time?? If so you may have a bad body ground. Try running a electrical wire from the (-) negative side of the battery to the body and see if this works. Be sure this wire is to a place with no paint as low voltage electricity will not flow through paint.
A). If not try replacing the turn signal flasher for the turn signal problem. This is usually the culprit and it's easiest and cheapest to replace. The turn signal flasher will be found under the driver side dash next to the hazard flasher. Turn the hazard flasher one to locate it. If you want try swapping the turn signal flasher with the hazard flasher to see if this fixes it. They are the same style flasher.
If this doesn't work you may a faulty turn signal switch or some wiring issues.
B). It could as simple as the head lights bulbs need to be replaced, it's rare but I have seen when both bulbs blew at or near the same time. If your able check the voltage at the head sockets.
C). Could be a bad blower motor or switch. I'm not sure if these models have a resistor block or not. The resister block controls the electrical current going to blower motor which controls the speed of the blower fan.

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I would check for a possible defective multi-function switch. (Turn signal switch)

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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Dimmer switch is going bad. If you rapid fire the switch they will switch from bright to dim or dim to bright. replace the colum switch.

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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