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Old 02-21-2011, 01:40 AM
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I am stumped, my dash and tailights quit working. I looked at the fuse panel both under the hood and in the cab and cannot find a fuse specific to this. HELP!
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Welcome to the site, I'd take it to go get looked at, or maybe you have a bad relay. I try to avoid electrical problems. Sorry, maybe if you type it into the search bar theres a thread with a similar problem.
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ello and welcome to the forum, nice to have you here. sorry I can't offer any help, but someone will be along soon that can. When you get a chance why don't you post a picture or two of your truck.
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Could be a bad connection at the headlight switch.
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I had this problem and eventually discovered a wire short b/c the wire insulation wore out and shorted (melted) its jacket to another. Had to replace the headlight switch twice , learn to use a DMM to check continuity, bought a line sniffer to find exact location. Then, spent $10 on 18g wire and butt connectors and fixed it.

But finding out the problem was the hardest thing.
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Oh, and buy a tech manual like Haynes or Chilton to get you started. Helped me a bunch but I'm a beginner.
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