the frame of the auto is used for the ground wire, notice the battery connects to the frame. most of the time when all else is good the problem is in the ground. check to see if the light bracket has a ground wire that runs to the frame of the auto. keep in mind the dome is made of cloth and or plastic, so it does not make a good ground. MAYBE THE WIRING HAS A BREAK OR 'OPEN' IN THE CIRCUIT. TROUBLESHOOT WITH AN OHMMETER TO FIND CONTINUITY OR A BREAK IN THE WIRES...BB
You probably hit the parking light switch inadvertantly! The switch is on top of the steering wheel column and is a rocker switch. I think that pushing the switch away from you will turn the parking lights on and pushing it towards you will turn them off - it may be vice versa though! Parking lights are for use in some countries when you are parked on an unlit street so that other drivers can see your car.
I have the same problem with my 1998 wrangler, I have been told it is the Multi-function switch in the steering column, but I have not changed it yet, can't seem to find it at local auto parts store!
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The headlight switch may be bad. Try replacing. Its the Headlight switch. The switch has a built in Circuit Breaker that self resets. It has become bad and will eventually give it up.
They could be burned out.
The headlight switch that has the dash light dimmer knob. The dimmer switch went bad and you can only fix it by getting another headlight switch on most cars. Some though have a separate dimmer switch.
Not very specific on the question. I can go with my experience, though.My 2000 T&C would turn off my headlights as I was driving. No special warning, and it did it randomly. Even when I had the fog lights on, it turned off my headlights. A new headlight switch fixed it right up! Make sure you get the right switch! The non-fog light switch and the switch with fog lights have very different electrical connectors!
You probably have a faulty headlight switch. Replace it and that should fix it. Been there, done that.
Possible defective brake light switch. These have been intermittant for several years. There was a recent recall for certain model years for this item.
possibly a bad headlight switch, or dimmer switch. Some later model buicks have a lighting module under the dash about in the middle. I think yours is too old to have that though.
The brake lights are a separate circuit from the other lights. Check the fuses and bulbs. If fuses and bulbs are okay I would suspect the brake light switch is at fault.
There may be a cut in the wire(s). You will need a Digital Volt Meter to test the wire(s) at your brake light. There is a switch that is actuated when you apply pressure to the brake pedal. If the switch is malfunctioning your lights won't come on.
It is because the brake light switch under the brake pedal is faulty. usually replacing this will solve the problem. it is designed in such a way that when the brake pedal is depressed the switch completes a circuit and the lights come on. the fault occurs when the switch closes the circuit even though the pedal is not depressed. hope this helps.
Try pushing the hazard light switch on steering column repeatedly. I had a strange problem with my hazards once and this fixed it for now. I think my problem was the signals not working though....
The switch that turns the headlights on. PULL it back once for front fogs(if fitted) and twice for rear fogs. This will only work with the headlights on though(sidelights or dipped) OK
HeyKris==It is probably the switch located on the brake pedal. GoodluckJoe I am having the same problem but shouldn't both the top light and the break lights be activated from the same switch? Is there anything else it could be?
Brake Lights "Stuck" OnUsually this is caused by:The brake light switch is not adjusted properly.The brake light switch is defective.Or the brake pedal is not fully returning to its designed position.
Brake light switch stuck or out of adjustment. It is either located on the brake pedal somewhere or it may be a pressure switch located on or near the master cylinder.
toggle the cabin light switch which is located next to the radio so that it is in the center (neutral) position, not up or down
I changed mine out in roughly 8-10 days. I'd suggest around 10 days though if you heal slow.
If you have directional lights, tail lights, and hi - mount brake light that works but no lower brake lights, replace the multi-function switch on the steering column. Order from MONSTER Auto Parts online for about $90.00. Buy from dealer 300-400.00. Parts house 200-300. No need to replace the 4 way flasher even though they do not work. They will when you replace the MultiFunction switch. Good luck!
check the brake light switch above the brake pedal
The whole switch has to be replaced. The bad thing is its Not covered under extended warranty so if the volume control still works but just the backlight is out then they won't cover it. Even though its all part of the switch.
Yes, inasmuch as they turn off when you shut off the engine and remove the ignition key; and the standard daytime running lights come on when you're driving. You have to switch from DRL to headlights with a switch, though - but in my soob I just leave my headlight switch on all the time anyway.
This happened to my 1985 Lebaron Conv and all the car needs is a new brake light switch mounted on the brake pedal under the dash. Problem solved!