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Old 11-06-2011, 11:24 AM   #1
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dash lights/dimmer issue

So ever since i bought my 97 wrangler a few months ago my headlights/dimmer switch are a little funky. When i turn the dimmer switch all the way up (as bright as they can go) they go out so for them to be on i have to turn them slightly down. Also after a long ride, about 20 mins lets say my dash lights and my headlights fill start to flicker until i start wiggling and messing with the switch. I did some research and my guess would be to try a new headlight switch, any other ideas before i go drop $35 on it?

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Old 11-06-2011, 11:55 AM   #2
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Switch sounds like the issue. Mine had dimmer issues along with the headlights not working before I replaced. I got the switch for $20 delivered from rockauto.

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Old 11-06-2011, 07:26 PM   #3
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Yea im just gonna replace it tomorrow an see how it goes..anyone else have similar issue?
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:57 PM   #4
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Ya the exact same thing. Bad switch for me.
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Old 11-06-2011, 08:18 PM   #5
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I haven't had it in my 97 (yet) but did have the exact same thing happen when I had my 77 Dodge Power Wagon. Good old Mopar light switches.
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