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1994 jeep cherokee sport, rear dome light will not come on when hatchback is opened. Works fine if I switch on all dome lights (front & rear) via turning headlight switch. I am assuming there is some electrical problem at the rear hatch, as everything else works fine.... I took a look at everything tonite, but cant spot any issues-- though I dont know what to look for in particular.... all wiring & harnesses appear intact. I WD-40'd everything, but no fix,,,

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Look for a button like thing sticking out of frame where door closes, or even on door frame for same. May even look like a wedge shaped black button, spring loaded, try moving it to see. That will be your switch that turns on the light when open.

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