View Full Version : headlight switch problem

10-26-2010, 11:12 AM
headlight switch on my 96 camaro keeps burning up on park light side have checked all the wiring i can see and nothing wrong with them can anyone tell me what else to check

10-26-2010, 11:19 PM
fuses ...... ?

10-27-2010, 12:33 AM
Not sure I know what your saying. Your parking lights themselves burning out?

10-27-2010, 09:52 AM
park light side of the switch burns out but the headlight side still works

Team Got Oil?
10-27-2010, 12:45 PM
Check for corrosion at the parking lamp sockets.

10-27-2010, 02:44 PM
have you replaced the switch, with same result?

10-28-2010, 04:50 PM
switch was replaced lasted 2 weeks

Team Got Oil?
10-28-2010, 05:57 PM
Did you check the sockets for corrosion?

10-28-2010, 05:58 PM
Just to cover all the bases here are questions/suggestions to try to help.

-Can you take apart the original switch and see what the contacts look like? I'm guessing the heat got to them. Maybe high amp draw on the parking lights?
-Are you using standard lamps in all your lenes?
-Like he said there could be some corrosion on the sockets that could be causing it to draw more amps. round wire brush should clean them up
-check what size fuse you got for your parking lamps?
I'm assuming also there are no aftermarket road lamp or anything.