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Unread 06-09-2008, 02:06 PM   #1
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my headlights keep turning off and going back on

so my head lights keep turning off randomly and go back on like 5 seconds later. it happened to me like 7 times last night within 10 minutes. I am thinking its wiring but what do you guys think? Also what should i check and where is it. Any help is appreciated.

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Unread 06-09-2008, 02:19 PM   #2
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I'd try the switch first. I just had all of my panel lights go out and it was/is the switch.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 02:23 PM   #3
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Trace out the ground as well, IIRC, it is on the driver's side inner fender, towards the front. I will check/verify in my FSM tonite, but there are about 3 wires grounded here.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 02:57 PM   #4
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Sounds like the switch to me.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 02:59 PM   #5
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I had the same problem. It was just the switch
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Unread 06-09-2008, 03:11 PM   #6
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Yup was this switch on mine as well.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 03:20 PM   #7
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Gonna agree with all the switch people The part is relatively inexpensive and only takes about 5 minutes to replace. On a side note you should probably replace it asap it really is no fun when you are on some back country road at 10:00 at night 60miles from your house and it finally decides it is done for good. Don't ask me how I know.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 03:44 PM   #8
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Happened to me too... And it was the switch.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 05:50 PM   #9
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Either the switch or maybe your just blinking your eyes really slow
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Unread 06-09-2008, 05:51 PM   #10
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Dare I say, the switch
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Unread 06-09-2008, 06:05 PM   #11
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ok thanks everyone for the advice. by the way when it was happening, it was raining heavily and my windshield was all foggy. It was pretty scary. I will get the switch switched right away.
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Unread 06-09-2008, 06:55 PM   #12
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I had it happen on an S10 I had, also was the switch. I believe Jeep used a very similar switch in the YJ.
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