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Rear dome light

Is the lifting of the tailgate supposed to turn on the rear or any interior lights? I can't seem to find a "sensor" button like the passenger doors have nor can I find a mention of a relay any kind. Any thoughts?

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Hello
The sensor your looking for is on the latch for the lift gate
you will need to remove the lift gate panel to access this it has a single wire switch
RD

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