FAULTY HEAD LIGHTS

  • Tiny
  • terry paul
  • 1996 Ford Escort
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual
  • 50,000 miles

N reg ford escort 1600, parking lights side lights and main beam working cannot get dip head lights to work have checked fuses in fuse box under dashboard and changed bulbs still not working, can you help? Thanks

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 AT 10:56 AM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Have you checked the dimmer switch?

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 AT 11:53 AM
  • Tiny
  • terry paul
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Do you mean the switch on the stalk?

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 AT 12:09 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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Yes, that controls the high and low beams operations.

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 AT 1:14 PM
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  • terry paul
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Yes tried that still no joy, not sure if there's a relay switch I could try.

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 AT 1:25 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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I have a schematic here, check if the wiring colors are similar to what you have.

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 AT 1:40 PM

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