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Why doesn't my dome light come on when door opens

The dome light works if I turn it on with the dash lights dimmer switch, but it doesn't come on when the doors open. It's been suggested that this might be because it's a police package car and there's another switch somewhere for it to come on when the doors open. Can anyone help me out?

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SOURCE: no dash light

Check for a small amp fuse in the fuse panel to be blown,if it is not blown,check ,with a test light to see if there is voltage going to the fuse,note,the headlight will have to be on to test this,if there is no voltage going to the fuse(remember to adjust the dimmer when testing also)replace the head light switch,this circuit is controlled by the head light switch,if this was at all helpful,please rate,thank you.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

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SOURCE: courtesy lights don't work

You will need to test the Body Control Module, it controls the lights.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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SOURCE: dome light wont come on when door is opened

look for the fuse box...

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: 1994 tempo dome light comes on at will, randomly

probably its one of the door switches thats defect and wire grounds intermittently and dome light stays on!

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Dome light and reading lamps stay on and will not cut off.

your door close switch is non-functional. its located in the door jamb. its a black button the size of a shirt button. usually held in by one or two screws.

there is one for each door.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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