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What is wrong if the dome light stays on?


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Answered 2012-03-08 12:59:14

You possibly have a shorted or broken switch on one of your doors. These work by earthing out when a door is opened
The manual dome light switch is on.
More than likely it is the door switch. The switch is located in the door latch and the door panel must be removed to service.


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