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2002 Grand Am GT Service vehicle soon light.

I recently (about a month ago) had the dimmer switch replaced for the dash lights, steering wheel lights, shifter lights, and climate control nobs... now sometimes when I turn on my car, the gauges take a while to work, and the electronics all stop working, the doors don't lock when shifted into reverse or drive, the windows wont go down, the sunroof wont open. The service vehicle soon light comes on. If I turn the car off, and a couple minutes later the light is gone and everything is working properly. I also have been having problems with my cruise control, it randomly turns on, and when I do have it on it randomly turns off without turning it of or pushing on the break. I have called my mechanic that changed the dimmer switch and they told me to bring it in, but then everything starting working properly. Do you have any idea what is going on? And do I have to bring it in when the service vehicle soon light is on, or can they scan it when the light is off? Thanks!

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I would take it back to the shop. It sounds like a short of some kind.

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