No headlights or interior lights in dark 04 Monte - Monte Carlo Forum - Monte Carlo Enthusiast Forums


Monte Carlo Repair Help Have a Monte problem and need help? Good at troubleshooting? Discuss it here!

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-10-2017, 09:42 PM
1 Year Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 14
Default No headlights or interior lights in dark 04 Monte

Hello:

I have an 04 Monte SS that i have owned for 3 years now. Every once in a while, when i get into the car at night, there are NO lights headlights dashlights nothing. I can pull the H/L switch **** and then all lights come on manually. And the lights remain on [in automatic i suppose], when i push the H/L switch **** back in.

But tonight , it happened to be 35 deg outside. And when i got in the car, and turned the ign key, the same condtion existed. And i did as i mentioned in the previous paragraph, BUT i got an SES light!! thats a new one.

Wondering what is the cause, DLR sensor or DLR relay or maybe bad H/L switch ? Any ideas would be helpful b4 i take my ride into the mechanic shop.

Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-10-2017, 11:42 PM
ZIPPY02's Avatar
Monte Of The Month -- May 2012
Monte Of The Year 2012
Monte Of The Month -- February 2017
5 Year Member
3 Year Member1 Year Member

 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mountains of Utah
Posts: 4,398
Default

With the no headlights and dash lights also being in the equation I'm thinking it could be the Ignition Starter Switch, you have many of the symptoms, look into it more, easy enough to replace
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-11-2017, 07:28 AM
sharpeezss's Avatar
1 Year Member

 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: georgia
Posts: 129
Default

I agree with zippy. tends to get worse in cold weather.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-15-2017, 03:32 PM
drivernumber3's Avatar
Monte Of The Month -- May 2015
Monte Of The Month -- March 2017
3 Year Member
1 Year Member

 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 2,879
Smile

Here is a video you might want to check out they show how remove and replace the dash and Ignition switch.






Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply


Tags
dlr, headlights

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:42 PM.