In my 1970 f100: When the headlights are on the wipers wont work and when the wipers are on the headlights don't work. Do I need to replace switches or is it a different kind of fix?

Asked by Dec 08, 2014 at 10:14 PM about the 1970 Ford F-100

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When it comes to electrical issues I
fall short in knowledge. Please
someone give me some guidance it
would be greatly appreciated

2 Answers

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They should not be on the same fuse link,other word,s you should have a wiper fuse,and headlight fuse,sound,s like the wiring and not the switche,s,,try removing the wiper fuse,then test it,if light,s are ok,reroute the wiper wire,to another fuse,should fix the short you have.

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I had the same problem a while back in my 66 f100 I replaced the headlight switch and that fixed the problem.

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