My headlights and interior lights just suddenly stopped working. Any ideas?

Tiny
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My headlights and interior lights just suddenly quit working. Any ideas?
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 5:28 PM

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Tiny
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Check fuses, check the headlight switch to make sure everything is connected. Also, the switch may be bad.
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 5:34 PM
Tiny
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Pretty sure the switch must be bad. Fuses seem ok. Everything seems connected.
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 5:38 PM
Tiny
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How do you get the dang swith out lol. What a pain.
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 5:43 PM
Tiny
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You need to unbolt it from the rear and there is a small button you press and it will release the **** so the switch can come out from the rear.
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 5:53 PM
Tiny
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Thanks, ill try it !
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 5:55 PM
Tiny
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Let me know if you get it.
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 6:03 PM
Tiny
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Got the switch out fairly east following your directions Jacobandnickolas. Seems like it will go back in easy enough too. Just tracking down a replacement now and hopeing that the switch is in fact my issue. Will update after I find one, thanks again !
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 6:42 PM
Tiny
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Glad to help. You shouldn't have too much trouble finding one. Let me know how things go.

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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 6:47 PM
Tiny
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New switch installed, cost me 15$. Everything workin like a charm. Thanks for the help !
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Saturday, October 15th, 2011 AT 10:27 PM
Tiny
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Great! Good job. Let us know if you have questions in the future.

Joe
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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 12:06 AM

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