Originally Posted by green2678
Are you positive the head lights are only in low beam when you put them in high position. You could have two bad bulbs that only work in high. Another thing to check is the multifunction switch it could be bad. That is the lever in the column for the blinkers and high beam low beam. They do weird things when they go.
The multifunction switch in the '99 model doesn't work like the multiplexed switches found in the DR/DS series rams. The BR/BE Rams use a traditional switch. The diagram below should help with your diagnosis and I do belive the '97 switch should work for testing purposes.