Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 15:59:10 -0000
From: Spike9458 <BMCSretirednospaml.com>
Subject: Re: 2004 9-5 Aero Headlight Dimmer Switch Inop


On Aug 15, 9:11 pm, Fred W <malt_ho...nospamo.com> wrote: > Spike9458 wrote: > > My headlight dimmer switch stopped working. If I pull on the switch to > > go to high beams, the lights will go high until I let go of the > > switch. It does not hold them on high beam. How pricey of a repair am > > I looking at? Does the steering when have to come off or is it a > > repair I can do myself? I just bought it a couple months ago. Mfr > > warranty ran out because of mileage, I don't think the after market > > warranty I bought will cover it. > > > Thanks, > > > --Jim > > Sounds like your headlights are in Daytime Running Light mode. Try > switching the headlight switch to the "on" position. > > -- > -Fred W Well, you are right. when I turn the switch to the right so the headlights are on during daytime, the highbeams work just fine. But when the switch all the way to the left and the headlights come on automatically when it's dark, the dimmer switch does not work. It did when I first got the car, but suddenly just stopped. Could it be the red relay? Do you know how could I check it? --Jim

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