Dash lights dim when I turn on the headlights.

Asked by Mar 29, 2017 at 02:03 PM about the 1989 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Scottsdale LB RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1989 2dr 5 spd 6 cyl 4.3  reg. cab.  35,500 miles.  Put in a new alternator and battery but still does it.  Vehicle was stored a lot.

2 Answers


Adjust the instrument lights to the level you want. There should be a little wheel next to the head light switch - turn it to the level you want.

Turn on the lights and the dash goes off. I adjust the dial to max and it will light up but not when turned down a little. The cab light works fine.

Your Answer

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Andrew Olsen
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
892 Great Deals out of 59,014 listings starting at $1,980
Used Ford F-150
2,488 Great Deals out of 220,740 listings starting at $1,222
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
201 listings starting at $3,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
245 Great Deals out of 30,155 listings starting at $4,980
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
179 listings starting at $6,990
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,057 listings starting at $950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.