My headlights wont turn on dim or bright but when i pull the pass light switch they come one. can you tell me what to look for?

Asked by Sep 11, 2014 at 01:10 PM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can turn on switch and all lights work except headlights, not even high beam. but when I pull the passing light switch they light up.

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If memory serves the pass light switch works independently from the headlight, as it will work with the headlights in the off position. The problem is probably in the dash switch. A volt meter and wiring diagram will be make the troubleshooting simple.

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The dash switch was ok. I did pull the multi switch and checked it and that was the problem. You are right the pass light is separate. Thanks anyway.

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