Equipment Description: Headlight beam control dimmer switches.
Description of Defect: The dimmer switch can fail prematurely during actuation.
Consequence of Defect: The headlights will stay in the low or high beam state or fail to stay lit affecting a driver's visibility. It is also possible for an electrical short to develop inside the switch resulting in damage to the instrument panel wiring harness.
Corrective Action: Owners should return the headlight dimmer switch to the distributor from whom it was purchased and exchange it for another switch.
Owner Notification: Owner notification began Jan. 29, 1998.
Note: Owners who take these switches to their distributor
and are unable to obtain a free replacement switch should contact Wells at 1-800-558-9770.