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My glove box lamp wont shut off, can I just cut the wires

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Or just remove the bulb. Then no dangling hot wires that may touch metal and spark and blow a fuse. The little pin switch for the light is probably where the problem is.

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the dash has lamps and tell you if the IMMO is happy or not.
do you know how your IMMO lamp works? if not ask.
or read this.
$4 day pass.

open glove box, find said book.
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not working means little.
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My reverse lights do not come on when i shift into reverse

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the lamps if good ?
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the fuse (see glove box oper. guide)
the tranny switch. bad.
the wires, between these?
and the lamps.?

if the fuse is good, and the lamps.(easy as pie checks) Btw lamps can short, try new ones, or one at time (hint)
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you take a voltmeter (any ) and measure the voltage at both
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front side 12v,
person 2, keyon, and in reverse (not running the engine.)
rear pin, goes to 12v as reverse, (lil magic)
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