head lights

martyC
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Asked by martyC Aug 03, 2012 at 08:52 PM about the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my head lights go on and off,when driving.the high beams work great,where should l start looking,maybe the light witch that you pull out or do you think it can be a ground wire.ttyl marty

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Js08016
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Since the high beams work ok, I'd check the dimmer switch & wiring at the switch first. GM did use a headlight switch which had a circuit breaker incorporated within the switch. But if that was faulty, I'd think both high & low beams would be affected. HTH. Jim

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martyC
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so replace the switch on the dash first?

Js08016
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No, I'd replace the dimmer switch (which you use to go from low to high beam) first. Since only your low beams are affected I don't believe it's the switch (push- pull) on the dash. -Jim

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martyC
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Thanks,thats the switch on the side of stering wheel that controlls the sigal lights also right?

Js08016
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Yes, that's the one.

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martyC
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thanks for your help

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Js08016
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You're welcome. My pleasure. -Jim

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