I'm not sure what you mean by "dip" and "main", but if you mean when you switch from low beam to high beam, then the problem most likely is in your turn signal lever. There may be a dead area in between pulling it back (low beam) and pushing it forward (high beam). I had this problem on a '98 Grand Marquis. Make sure the lever is all the back on low beam until you get it repaired. I would not recommend switching to high beam before then.
try replacing one of the bulbs on one side first, you may just have the high-beam element burnt out in both bulbs
i have a 96 Town car and the high/low beam switch is on turn signal. push signal switch forward for high, back for low.
You have a faulty switch in the base of your indicator/light stalk. This switch wears out with use so the lights can flip easily to High beam from Low Beam. The fix: Replace the switch assembly and stalk.
I have the exact same year, model etc. The high beam doesn't have a switch.. You pull the blinker switch towards you. That is how high beams work on this car. The slider bar located near the lights dims and brightens the dash board lights.
I had a car that had a failed combination switch (the turn signal, hi-low beam, parking lights switch). I could get the lights to come on if I set the switch to high beam, but not low. A new switch and, viola! Verrry expensive to have dealer repair. If this is your problem, hopefully you have a mechanic friend.
Try looking at the low beam fuse it may be blown. If no other lights come on it could be the switch.
the light switch controls all lights normally, it takes power from the battery and distributes it to the lights by several different wires, hi beam , lo beam, tail , dash, etc. Of course check all the fuses first , and the fuseable linkwires if equipped.
There is no electricity going to the lights of an automobile if the light switch inside the car is off. The main switch cuts off all current to the lights, both front and rear. There will be current to the tail lights if the brake is applied.
The rear lights of your car will still on even if your car was off because the switch was turned on and it will still remain on until the battery's out. Another possibility, if the headlight switch is off and the ignition switch is off, the brake light switch may be out of adjustment or broken and what you're seeing is the brake lights on.
Car headlights have to be able to "dip" so as not to dazzle oncoming traffic, they therefore can switch between a "high" beam and a "dipped" beam and thus have a dual beam.
A multi-purpose switch is the blinker- high beam switch on the stearing coulm of the car.
when you see there tail lights. White lights travel farther then red lights.
On an average car, there are high and low beam lights for night driving, clearance lights on the front and back, front and rear turn signals, and back-up lights used when backing up.
The switch is not a switch. It is a light for the ashtray itself. It will only be on when the car has the headlights or running lights on.
if you leave the parking lights switch "ON" the lights will remain on, even if the car has been turned off.
You need to replace the bulbs in the lights.
it sounds like a bad dimmer switch to me ,but without knowing if the car has a (DRL)daytime running lights control unit. the control could have a bad ground , and that ground is behind the left kick panel.
If parking lights stay on after the car is turned off on a 2001 Hyundai Elantra than the brake switch is malfunctioning. The brake switch turns off when pressed in and if it does not work the lights of the vehicle will stay on.
check your headlight switch or dash dimmer switch to be sure you do not have them turned on.
Fog Lights, but they usually use 2 versions of fog lights. A "pencil beam" and "driving Light". That is why they usually have 4 extra lights 2 of each. The Pencil beam is a direct narrow beam used to see farther down the road and a driving light is a wide beam to see the sides of the road directly in front of you. A commonly used rally fog light is made by HELLA
If the parking lights are on when the car is off its probably a switch issue.
The headlights are designed to be on all the time as this is a legal requirement in Sweden. It can be bypassed via the ignition switch harness by finding the power supply wire on the switch multiplug and isolating it. Disconnecting it here should not affect the main light switch operation. There also may be a fuse for the driving lights which is separate to the fuse for the main light switch. check the fuse box diagram may be listed as driving lights, aux lights or safety lights. If car is under warranty tampering may invalidate it.
in ON Canada it's 150 meters
The reverse lights switch on a Ford Fiesta is found on the transmission. The switch can be seen from underneath the car.
Bad connection somewhere, switch, relay or ground.