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Old 07-30-2010, 05:48 AM
brnfre47 brnfre47 is offline
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Default Help!! Dashboard Light Snafu

So, driving along I realized my rear driving lights were off. Pulled over, changed fuse and pow. Out again. And my dash lights. Turned dash lights off via dimmer switch. replaced fuse and got running lights on. Been chasing the short ever since. Thought I had it, can turn dimmer switch up w/o blowing fuse but still no dash lights. Replaced all bulbs and still no lights. Heres the funny thing though. When I put my headlights on certain other lights go off light my speed control lamp on my dash. What a headache. Any suggestions before I just rip the whole dash out? One last thing. When I connect trailer lights they work. When I put headlights on left turn signal on trailer goes out. Strange.
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:42 PM
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Default Re: Help!! Dashboard Light Snafu

you have a couple wires grounding somewhere. i would look at the back of the headlight switch. the harness in my truck pretty much melted down and had a ton of bare wires.
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Old 07-30-2010, 06:23 PM
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Default Re: Help!! Dashboard Light Snafu

I'll do that this weekend. I hate taking that dashboard apart but it needs to be done. thanks for the advice.
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