Are the lights possibly grounded out somewhere? Possible break in wiring? Are the contacts to the lights still good? The switches last quite a while from what I know, unless they get several corroded. I would check the circuit with a multimeter.Does anyone know how long the 40 switch will last. My headlights wont come on (but parking lights do).
Are there any aftermarket switches available?
The switch in my FJ45 is 44 years old and it works fine. Sometimes the contacts inside a switch do need touching up, but I agree, you have a ground issue until proven otherwise. Get yourself a test light and find it.
You raise a good point. Cheapass modern 70's s*** just ain't like the quality stuff they used to build.But that is the rotary switch? Mucho heavier and better built.