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Dome light will not go out

Start the car and the dome light will stay on

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  • SGRUTH07 Feb 27, 2009

    I HAVE OWNED MY 2008 IMPALA FOR 8 MONTHS NOW JUST LAST WEEK WHEN I GOT IN TO DRIVE THE DOME LIGHT CAME ON AND WILL NOT GO OFF WHILE DRIVING AND IT STAYS ON QUITE AWHILE AFTER I STOP...THEN WILL GO OFF...IT BOTHERS ME AT NIGHT TO DRIVE WITH IT ON...HELP......

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If you headlights have a switch that you pull then you should turn this knob counter clockwise to turn the light off.

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CHECK THE DRIVERS DOOR SWITCH. WHEN THE DOOR IS OPEN MANUALLY PUSH THE SWITCH IN AND OUT TO SEE IF YOU CAN DUPLICATE IT, CAN ALSO BE A FAULTY DIMMER SWITCH. DO YOU HAVE AUTOMATIC HEADLIGHT FUNCTION THAT THE HEADLIGHTS COME ON WHEN YOU START THE CAR?

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Check all your door pin switches.They might be inside the latches on that gm car.most likey that's the problem.hope this helps

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Your dome light switch in in front of the driver's seat where the headlights are. It is possible that switch is bad as it should be both a turn knob switch, and by pulling on it, it becomes a head light switch. You may have to replace it.

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