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I have a 96 suburban and the headlights don't come on at all i have checked and replaced the fus, headlight bulbs and head light switch. i realized i am not getting any power to the bulbs. is it posible that the dimmer switch is bad or is it an in line fuseable link?

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Its the dimmer switch.The hot wire at the dimmer switch is Yellow. Then low beam is tan, and high beam is light green . be sure the yellow wire has 12v. then check the other wires, if no voltage, then connect yellow to the tan or lt green, if lights work, then the dimmer switch is bad.

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