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I have a 1988 gmc jimmy s15 and the headlamps quit working while I was driving. Now when I try to turn them on an alarm sounds. All the other lights are working. Anyone heard of this before??

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I listen the same problem on 2001 and it seems a lot of the problems can be traced back to the ignition switch, or the turn signal switch/lever (cruse, turn signal arm off the steering column). It seems that both are "lubricated" during manufacturing and eventually leak which attracts 'gunk' internally and causes problems with the electrical connections. I have not attempted to replace these myself, but many have and said it solved all their problems. Of course you are driving a Jimmy and if you are not mechanically inclined, you soon will be and/or your wallet will be empty. I am simply amazed that they mass produced these vehicles under the name of Blazer/Jimmy/Oldsmobile, knowing they had serious problems.

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Posted on Sep 02, 2010

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