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Keyless entry and dome light

The dome light will not work and the keyless entry is not working either is these to conected to the same ground suply.. if so where can i look for the wire to fix .. thanks in advance

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GM used a ground buss under the carpet near the drivers door sill. It gets wet and corrodes causing electrical problems. You can clean it up with steel wool after disconnecting the negative battery terminal. I can't remember if it's near fuse pannel or under the drivers seat on Chevy trucks.

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