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Old 11-04-2012, 08:14 PM   #1
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Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

Anyone have a wiring diagram for original type light switch for 59??
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:19 AM   #2
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

Well, I played with my tester tonight and I think I have figured out enough to get it wired.
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:03 PM   #3
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

I can try to scan the diagram I have tonight if you are still interested. Let me know
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:17 PM   #4
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

Here ya go.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:14 PM   #5
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

Thank You. Well I thought I had it figured out---Diagrams really help!! The more the better!!
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:26 AM   #6
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

Try this...

http://www.classicchevy.com/assets/i...hevy/25-01.jpg

The fuse in the switch is for the rheostat and if any of the dash lights are shorting out, it will blow that fuse. I had a courtesy light in the ignition switch that the wire cracked and touched the dash shorting out all of the dash lights. I put in a 15 amp fuse in it and it just melted the rheostat spring housing. So only use a 5 amp for that fuse. The ground connection near the front is only for the dome light ground wire. If you ground that connection to the body it will make the rheostat not work and the dome will stay on constantly.

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Old 11-08-2012, 01:56 AM   #7
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

Thank You "Spinned" that perfect!! Just what I was looking for!!
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:53 AM   #8
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

Here is the diagram for the switch too:

http://chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com...55ctsm1203.jpg
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

For a very long time I was looking for information on this topic. Thanks to all!
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Old 11-22-2017, 08:00 PM   #10
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Re: Light Switch Wiring Diagram on 59??

You can also connect the front park lights to the tail light circuit so they remain on all of the time instead of going off with the headlights on.
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