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Jared D, ASE Certified Technician
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When I turn on my head lights my dash board lights go out,

Customer Question

when I turn on my head lights my dash board lights go out
JA: Soon. I'm trying to find the right Nissan Mechanic for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know.
Customer: when I turn the head light off the lights pops on
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: no
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2006 Nissan Altima sl
JA: Are you fixing your Altima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jared D replied 11 months ago.

Good morning,

You most likely have a bad headlight switch that is cutting power to the dash lights whenever the headlights are on. It's normally just a matter of replacing the switch. However, do you have an aftermarket stereo installed?

Expert:  Jared D replied 10 months ago.

Let me know if you still need help with this.

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