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The headlight switch melted the new switch has different color wires

93 dodge dakota Wire colors are different and I cut the old one off before I discovered this. So now I don't know what goes where. I didn't leave any wire on the old one because I wanted as much wire as possible to work with. Could the new one that I got from the wrecking yard be the wrong one since the colors are different or does dodge use whatever wire they feel like on any one vehicle?

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joe L, you may have gotten the wrong switch, normally wires color would not have changed especially if same year make and model. May be take a pic. of your wires or take old switch to wrecking yard to match old one up. Not positive but I believe 92 to 95 may be the same switch.

Also check all ground wires, clean and tighten as this may be cause to the melted wire you mentioned, Good luck.

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Thanks for info. Maybe I'll go to Napa or auto zone to get switch. Thanks again for your time.

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