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TSB 08-13-98

Switch Knob Pulls Out Of Headlamp Switch

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Date: Mar. 27,1998

Models: 1998 Ram Truck

1998 (AN) Dakota
1998 (BR/BE) Ram Truck
1998 (DN) Durango

NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLE BUILT BEFORE NOVEMBER 16, 1997 (MDH 1116XX).

Symptoms:

The headlamp switch knob may pull out of the headlamp switch when the switch is rotated to the full dim position and a side load is generated when headlamps are pulled ON. With this case, the headlamps activate when the knob is pulled out. The knob can be reinstalled back into the headlamp switch to turn the headlamps OFF.  

Diagnosis:

Rotate the headlamp switch knob to the full dim position. Then, apply pressure to the side of the knob and pull the knob to turn the headlamps ON. If the knob pulls out of the headlamp switch when the headlamps are turned ON, replace the knob using the following Repair Procedure.

NOTE- IT MAY REQUIRE SEVERAL ATTEMPTS TO GET THE HEADLAMP SWITCH KNOB TO BE PULLED OUT OF THE SWITCH. 

Parts:

1I 56020060AB Knob, Headlamp Switch  

Repair:

This bulletin involves installing a revised headlamp switch knob.

1.    With the headlamp switch knob removed (removed during the diagnosis), install revised headlamp switch knob, p/n 56020060AB, into headlamp switch until the locking tab in the headlamp switch locks the knob into place.  

Notes:

POLICY: Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.

TIME ALLOWANCE:
Labor Operation No: 23-42-70-90 ................................ 0.2 Hrs.

FAILURE CODE: P8 - New Part


Thanks to Barry Drodge for supplying this TSB information

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