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Headlights and highbeams switches

1992 Ranger, 3.0L, V6, manual trans. When I turn on the headlights switch I only get parking lights. I can hold my high beam flash-to-pass switch but if I just turn on the high beams I get nothing. I have no power coming from the switch to the headlights but my Haynes manual doesn't have a wiring diagram for my truck so I can't isolate the fault location without it taking all day.

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  • Anonymous Sep 10, 2008

    i have exactly the same problem it must be a ford defect



  • Jerry West Oct 31, 2008

    When I hit the bright lights to come on, the headlights go out. Same issue?

  • jvpalo Jan 15, 2009

    head lights were intermitent, now have none. have parking lights and with the turnsignal lever i have hight beams in the flash position. took out head light switch and replaced . did not cure problem. going for turnsignal switch next. has any one tried that. 1998 ford explorer. jvpalo@verizon .net

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    How to change a relay switch for lights. High beams stay on.

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After reading your post, I am pretty sure the headlight switch is at fault. What happens when you turn the headlight switch to on and then actuate the high beam switch? If both low and high elements light up, I think that would be the headlight switch itself as the culprit. I don't have access to the wiring diagram you need, as that would answer your question end the guesswork on my part.

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