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    Has anyone had the hi beam setting stuck? Did you replace the switch or did a trick or quick fix corrected the problem?
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    I have found that I light tap with a screw driver can sometimes free up a stuck switch. Not sure if this would work for the dimmer switch. It normally doesn't take long before it sticks again though.

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    The switch is loose. I disconnected the rag joint and lowered the steering wheel (seems like Deja Vu all over again -10 years later. Lol).

    hope to finish this weekend.
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    Sounds like your going to have to take the column apart to fix (tighten)it up....
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    As the switch is on the outside it isn't a big problem, only a big problem to reach it without back problems. Good luck Gerry! Hi beam stuck on

    Greetings Peter
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    Yeah, the column has to be lowered because that same plate that covers the ignition switch, covers the bracket portion (and screws) for the dimmer switch.
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    Fixed. Amazingly how work it involves just to adjust/tightened it in its place. lol

    Here are some shots:

    A view across top of column:




    View of dimmer switch. The switch is on left side of steering column, about 9 0'clock.



    Here column is hanging about an inch and a half off its support (with rag joint disconnected).



    The short screw up front and the nut/stud combo in the background, hold both; the ignition switch and the dimmer switch.

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    Nice review with good pictures! Hi beam stuck on

    Greetings Peter
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