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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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2005 ford crown vic. headlights will not come on. checked

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2005 ford crown vic. headlights will not come on. checked fuse, ok, checked bulbs, ok. took to shade tree mechanic, says I need a new "control arm?: for $380.00. highbeams will stay on as long as you hold the dimmer switch back. can you confirm or help?
JA: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?
Customer: yes, all ok
JA: What is the model of your '05 Ford?
Customer: crown vic
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no, took to mechanic
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** you for visiting the site, I am reviewing your question and will reply shortly, thanks.

Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

By, "control arm" do you mean the headlight dimmer switch in the steering column?