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Dome light wont comme on when doors are opened

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  • simsj Mar 03, 2009

    the dome lights will not come on when you open the door or even when you flip the switch.

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Switch to door on dome light.... does it work at all?

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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if it was me i would be stopping by a Hyundai dealership and talk with the service manger because it sound as if its a sensor that is bad and you may get it cover under some kind of warranty a manger can do this i know i was a service writer at a Hyundai dealership years ago wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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If none of the interior door lights work, check the fuse, and check the bulb. If they are both ok, then you may have a bad relay or switch but you will have to trace the wiring which is a pain.

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Door open light staing on when doors are closed

spray penatraiting oil in door latch open and close repeatedly,suspected door.hold outside handle open and bounce off striker

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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look for the fuse box...

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: door open light &dome light stay on

Hello, Friend

I had a friend that had the same issue. I had the same issue with my 99 Bonneville the outside door handle and the door latch itself where sticking because of dirt or some other substance. I kept my car very clean and I also cleaned the door jambs after every wash, but still there was a sticking in the latch and handle.

I could be driving down the road and the lights would be on. and I would open the window (with the doors locked and flick the outside handle and the interior lights would turn off. then I knew it was the outside handle that had a censor that was sticking. Why does the out side handle even have a censor? Good question. It seems the more sophisticated our cars become the more probability of issues from the littlest things.

Thank you

Duh384

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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