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Old 09-10-2006, 12:52 AM   #1
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Default High beams don't work!

But I know why.

I was looking at the steering column today to fix something and I pulled the plastic piece off that covers the lever for the wipers/cruise. Well upon doing so I knocked a black plastic piece out which I found locks the lever in the back position to turn the high beams on. I first thought I broke something, but the piece is not broken.

I tried to fix it for about an hour, and I think I finally found out how the piece fits back in, but I cannot get it to work right. There is a metal rod that this piece is supposed to push to turn the highs on (if I understand it correctly).

Does anyone have a clue how to fix this? It'* probably a very strange problem. If someone could take some pics of inside the column it should help. Thanks!
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Same story here. Never got it back in.
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I was certain I would be the only one!

Have you found some other solution to work the highs? I don't do a whole lot of driving at night, so I'm not too upset (anymore), but I'd like to fix it eventually.
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I needed a new switch, so I just mounted the new one under the dash where my long monkey arms can reach it. I've got plans for a floor mounted switch.
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ahhhh yes, does anyone remember the floor mounted dimmer switches? They are terrible for winter vehicles. Salt and grime gets caught in it and it siezes up.
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Not if you do it right.
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