My dashlights don't come on how do I fix this?

Asked by Sep 09, 2015 at 12:01 PM about the 1970 Ford Fairlane

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I own a 1970 ford fairlane 500. To my
knowledge, it's pretty much all stock.

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If its a pull switch for your headlights when you turn the knob it adjusts the dash lights. This switch has a simple rheostat in it for the dash lights which can get dirty with age and not function. Take out the switch and clean with WD40. If that doesn't fix it replace the switch.

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That's it I just changed mine a few months ago...

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Ok, thank you very much!

31,745

so did you fix it>???

I'm at school right now so I can't but once I'm at home I will try

122,825

Mine is fixed and working great...

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This is the Falcon shop manual, but the instructions will work for the Fairlane...http://falconfaq.dyndns.org/display1.php?Path=Falcon_Shop_Manual_60-62&db=Falcon&table=FSM_6062&Page=11-009

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