Running lights and instrument panel lights out?

#1

my running lights and my panel lights went out at the same time. i’ve checked the fuses and i jsut dont know whats wrong.

#2

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#3

'92 ford ranger

#4

I would suspect a failed circuit in the main lighting switch, or headlight switch if you will.

#5

A quick look at a schematic shows a 40 amp link in the underhood fuse block and the wire lead from the switch that powers the lighting is brown in color.

Black/orange at the switch should be hot all of the time and the brown wire should power up when the switch is turned on.