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Old 07-05-2018, 09:16 AM   #21
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Always looking for the obvious.....are the low beams burned out? Inquiring minds need to know.
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Old 07-05-2018, 11:10 AM   #22
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My Thomas has highs on the blinker, but my headlights are on a knob right of the ignition far right of the dash
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Old 07-05-2018, 12:32 PM   #23
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I got it figured out the switch beside the key is the light switch but it is messed up if I pull it out to the second position it wont turn on but as I push it in a touch it contacts and works
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Old 07-05-2018, 04:52 PM   #24
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Replace that switch and you will be good to go.
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Old 07-06-2018, 07:21 AM   #25
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That is exactly how my switch acted!
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Old 07-24-2018, 07:42 PM   #26
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I had it working but barely and now I believe its shot bc the dash and stair lights wont com on with it anymore does anyone know how to remove it? I have it unplugged but that's as far as I've gotten I had to unplug cruise control as well to get to it
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:16 PM   #27
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There should be tabs you squeeze to release the rocker switch from the panel.
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:25 PM   #28
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There should be tabs you squeeze to release the rocker switch from the panel.
It's the round black knob in this picture tapatalk_1532481901128.jpeg
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:30 PM   #29
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I think you have to open up that whole panel to get at it and see what is going on.

Looks like 4 screws hold the panel but a lot of other stuff will come with it.

I would disconnect the battery if'n I was you though to get that panel loose and turned over to look at it. There will be a few wires so be careful taking it out and take pics of what you have there.
Seems you may have the same thing wrong as Siloguy so read his post again. Clean everything up well and tighten all wires to then try the switch again with the power back on at the batteries.
You might just get a new switch too while it is apart but the old might be still ok.


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Old 07-24-2018, 08:39 PM   #30
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I had to disconnect quite a few things to get it loose enough to work on but this is as far as I've gotten my light is pointing at the switch1532482646948~2.jpeg
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:47 PM   #31
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I had to disconnect quite a few things to get it loose enough to work on but this is as far as I've gotten my light is pointing at the switchAttachment 24393



Good work but the switch I am referring too is the one right beside the ign key, a round knob. It has to function properly before the steering wheel switch can be assessed. Have you a multimeter? Can you check for continuity and voltages with it?


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Old 07-24-2018, 08:55 PM   #32
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This is the round switch just the backside lol and yes sir I have quite a bit of tools it also looks like this switch has a built in potentiometer but it's not used bc non of the wires on the plug connect to it but if u turn the switch the lights act up so it beats me I'll check everything out real quick tho
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:56 PM   #33
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I took an electronics class I just dont know vehicles the best and I dont have a wire diagram so that makes it even better
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This is the round switch just the backside lol and yes sir I have quite a bit of tools it also looks like this switch has a built in potentiometer but it's not used bc non of the wires on the plug connect to it but if u turn the switch the lights act up so it beats me I'll check everything out real quick tho



Ok sorry thought that was on the column for dimming.
Your dash lights should go dim or bright with turning that switch I believe.
Does it pull out also? Or it may just be the dimmer switch for the dash.





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There should be a release tab or hole to insert a small dowel the allow the knob to pull all the way out from the switch then you can remove it. I thought you had a rocker switch, but that was another member.
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Old 07-24-2018, 09:06 PM   #36
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Yep the first notch is clearance lights second is supposed to be headlights but I always had to jiggle it a little to get it to work right but the interior lights are included with the two and the only one working is the air pressure atm but at one time the stairwell, dash and gear selector worked now it's about dead so it's only working with clearance and headlights
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Old 07-24-2018, 09:08 PM   #37
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The knob dosen't have a hole in it so so I just pull it off ?
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Old 07-24-2018, 09:10 PM   #38
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Never mind it had a tiny button on the internals of the switch to press and it released the knob
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Old 07-24-2018, 09:14 PM   #39
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Upon closer inspection of the switch it turns out the potentiometer (dimmer switch) is shot so that's why the dimmer switch was moved to the control panel and one of the leads to the switch is completely loose so I'd guess the switch is shot what do u think fixable or needs replacing?
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Old 07-24-2018, 09:16 PM   #40
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Yes, time to pull that switch out as JM says.

Looks like 2 tabs surrounding a nylon type collar but the knob has to come off too. I looked at the pic again and really can't see but one connection lug looks funny to me.

Once out that switch should come apart easily by spreading the plastic tab holding it together.

Take pics if you can once out showing all the contacts before opening it up.


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