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Old 08-29-2013, 12:45 PM
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Running Lights Going out when I turn headlights on

I have just restored my 1965 ford F-100. I'm having a issue with the running lights. When I pull the head light switch half way to turn them on they work, but when I turn the headlights on they go out. I don't see any wring issues, but my best guess is I have a bad light switch.

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I am by no means an expert, but my '66 does the same thing. I think I have seen other posts here indicating this is proper. If you find out different please let me know.
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They didn't have running lights, they are parking lights and not suppose to be on when the headlights are on.
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They didn't have running lights, they are parking lights and not suppose to be on when the headlights are on.
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That's the way the operate but you can change that if you want. If you run a jumper on the headlight switch from the tail lamp circuit to the parking lamp circuit, the parking lamps will be on whenever the tail lights are on.
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Replacement headlamp switch will change that. Mine now stay on with the headlamps.
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I just replaced my switch and mine work the same. This is how the factory set them up to work.
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