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Old 01-15-2012, 01:43 PM
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Recently my headlights stopped working. I have a 2003 supercrew v8 4.6. Started when I turned put on the right turn signal. Lights went out but turned right back on. Worked for awhile then did it again but as soon as I turned off blinker they turned back on, again it was when I turned on the right turn signal. Then I had the auto lights on and the lights just went out so I turned the switch to the on position and they came right on. I changed the switch and checked fuses and the problem still exists. Everything works but the headlights. I can put on the high beams on the flash to pass. Did that so I could get home. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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At first thought it sounds a lot like there may be an intermittent open in the multi-function (dimmer/turn signal) switch wiring in the steering column.
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Does that mean I should to change the multi-function switch? I'm not very good at checking continuity. Thanks for responding.
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Sometimes those things can be as easy as tapping or moving the switch (to cause vibrations) with the lights on to see if they are adversely affected.
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