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Seems like a short circuit in 95 gmc jimmy

I haven't had one of the push pins inside the door to operate the interior lights for years and yet any time I opened or closed the door any door I haven't had an issue with the interior lights. Recently I have been having problems with the interior lights staying on which as a result drains the battery. I pulled the interior lights out of the vehicle to keep the circuit from complete ting in hopes that I could save the battery and yet it's still draining my battery. I have also began hearing this ticking noise and the best way to describe it is if anyone is familiar with the keypad feature on an IPhone. You know the irritating ticking feature that some people including myself turns off. I digress, this noise is right behind the lights switch at least it seems to be coming from that area when inside the vehicle.

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SOURCE: Door Ajar Warning Light Stays On

Our Ford Expedition & an Olds Silhouette Premier & both did the same thing. Someone online said to spray the inside door where the metal connects with the frame & sensors are there with WD-40. We did & it fixed the problem. Maybe this will work for yours.

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Interior light stays on........

i actually had this same problem. I took the fuse out and had no interior lights for awhile till i tried a fuse with a lower amp in it, now it works great!

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: battery keeps dying due to radio+clock staying on

you have a parasitic load(the device will stay on when car is off drains battery), take the negaitve battery cable off when you turn the car off will fix the problem temporarily, you have to take it into a qualified electrical mechanic and he can fix it for you.

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Interior Light sometimes will not shut off in Ford Ranger Pick up

If I am not mistaken, the plunger is located in the door with the latch. Most of the time you can just pull the door panel off and adjust the switch. After opening and closing the door, they get knocked out of adjustment. I sincerely hope that this helped you. Take care and best wishes.
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Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: My interior light no longer come on when the door is Open

I am not real sure about this but my 2001 Blazer has this option. Right by the headlight switch is a button called the dome over-ride and if this is activated the interior domes will not work. Try that and if this is not the case let me know and I will look farther into it.

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Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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