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Old 08-09-2009, 08:11 PM   #1
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Bad Headlight Switch


I have very little knowledge of electronics (other than enough sense to go inside when its lightning out). My 97 TJ is acting up. The headlights, parking lights, and dome lights work fine. The problem is that the dash lights work only when the switch is rotated to turn on the interior dome light. When its rotated to the variable dimmer side, the dash lights go out. Any suggestions to see if I have a bad switch?
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Old 08-11-2009, 01:14 PM   #2
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You can go to Autozone, buy a new switch (they're common and cheap so it should be easy), install it (which is also easy), and before you screw it all back together and everything turn on the Jeep and see if everything works. If it's still broken, take the switch back to Autozone.
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