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I can get running lights but then my brake lights dont work then i can get brake lights then no running lights i have three wires orange,brown and white its on an 1983 jeep cj7

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  • socal-nick Aug 15, 2008

    My 85 CJ has a similar problem, I replaced the light switch thinking that was the problem, but it still continued. In my case only the head lights do not work from time to time. When they do turn on, the stay on and do not flicker. Is not until I switch the light off and then attempt to switch back on, that they do not work. Some times they switch on and other times they don't. Anyone have any ideas? Note: high beams do work fine.
    I would appreciate any help,

    Thank, Nick

    romero6965@gmail.com


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I think I found the problem, part of the high beam switch was burned, resulting in a loose connection. When I connected the loose wires, the lights worked. My guess is, the wire burned is the relay wire to go from low to high. I am going to replace the switch, hopefully this will solve the problem, I think it will.

85 CJ7 driving light problem.

Nick.

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