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HI, I have an 83' Dodge W250. For a couple of weeks if I rotated the light dimmer switch the headlights would turn on. Now, all of a sudden the headlights will not turn on no matter what I do. Any tips would be appreciated!

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You have a BAD GROUND wire that is loose and needs attention i would start with a voltmeter and check at the fuse box to see if it is getting power it should have power all the time then i would work my way out outward also see if the switch is out check it with a voltmeter where you turn lights on off dash or whereever it is but it sounds like bad ground i bet the switch is not grounded test it splice the switch wire and ground it to the chassis see if they come on if do then the ground is bad also check make sure switch itself is functioning correctly should be 12 volts power all way with lights hope this helps

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  • matthewan920 Sep 14, 2010

    Also when I'm going down bumpy dirt/gravel roads I hear popping through the dashboard speakers or somewhere in the dash. Is this issue also caused by a faulty ground?.

  • Daniel Berry Sep 14, 2010

    very likely if the speaker wires anywhere ground when not supposed to be will make the speakers pop also this a fire hassard also means that your short is probably behind the dash

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