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96 ram 2500 4x4 V-10 M/T Low beam great - high beam very poor worse than low - high beam indicator stayts on all the time when head lights (only) turned on. Park lights, directionals, brake & reverse all work as advertised w/ no highbeam indication light. Seen many other web sites w/ similar problems in same vech. what gives? Bought vech used inspected wiring harness & found no evidence of tampering or modification (poking, prodding etc) The lights switch when selected & high beam indicator seems slightly brighter but still remains on when low selected - As mentioned earlier high beams dims to less than low beam illuminatiopn when selected. Any help before I go replacing switches & relays would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.......................Dan

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The indicator on the dash is connected directly to the high beams bulbs wiring so your problem is in the relay, it's burned out and it sticks in a partially closed position. This explains also why the high beams are dimmer than the low ones - the contacts on the relay are burned out and offer a much greater resistance to the flow of current, hence lower light.
Replace it.

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