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02 Kia Optima-flashing inside dash lights when starting vehicle

This sounds a bit crazy. When I start (in Park) my vehicle, before putting on the seat belt the following happens. Below also occurs when changing a CD.

Interior dash lights flash - exterior lights do not.
Door locks lock and unlock rapidly.

As soon as this began occurring, I can no longer open or tilt my sunroof.

Any suggestions, would be helpful.

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  • ibcruella Dec 01, 2008

    WOW!!! Thank you for your prompt reply and suggestion about the short, and tracing out the short.

    I have not tried to remove the fuse for the interior light, but will do that promptly, and let you know.

    Thank you again for your help!!!



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You have short between the radio and the interior light.
you need to get a diagram of the electric system and trace it out.
if you pull the fuse for the interior light, and run the CD what happen?

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