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Dome light will not come on when door is opened


I have a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 and when the door is open the dome light doesn't come on as it should. Otherwise, the bulb works fine when I flip it to the on position. Also, there is no dinging sound when you open the door that should indicate if you have left your headlights on or your key in the ignition. I went to Napa and the guy said it was the switch/commutateur interruptor that needed to be replaced. It was only $9 so I bought it thinking I could maybe figure it out or that maybe there were some instructions with it, but there weren't. I need help and don't know where to begin.

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  • johnsummerli Mar 04, 2009

    That was the problem. Very easy and inexpensive to fix. Thank you



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Replace the courtesy light door jam switch for that door. here is a picture

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    Ernest Utter Oct 26, 2013

    still doesn't work already changed



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