Question about 2008 Chevrolet Equinox
Ever since I had my oil changed and reset the ''replace oil soon'' light, my car radio now continues to play when the engine is shut off and the doors are opened. It used to shut off as soon as the drivers side door was opened, but now it keeps on going. I reset the factory settings, but it did nothing. How do I set the duration the radio will play to shut off when the drivers door is open? It's a factory radio.
Try a window ,see if they still work too . RAP relay supply's power for radio windows etc. when key is turned off for ten mins or till a door is open .
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: my alarm keeps going off
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Posted on Jan 24, 2009
SOURCE: passenger door won't open
most common problem with replacing door handles on these is that you will encounter allignment probs for main catch which this sounds like. if you attempt to open from the inside then try putting lots of pressure on it till it should give way. once you acvhieve this, try looking at the very end of the door with the catch on. if you take a key and roll the latch till it locks and lake sure it is not too far into the mechanism, dont worry simply pulling door handle will disengage it, but once it is shut like this it is extremely difficult to undo.
Posted on Feb 25, 2009
Check all 4 doors to see what works and doesn't work, be sure the interior domelight switch is set to turn on automatically when any door is open as well try the radio then open the 4 doors to see if it turns off...if your driver's side door don't work as you stated then that should be the door's "at fault".
GM built the door contact switch that's installed INSIDE the door-it's located inside the door striker/jamb area...it require removal of door trim to gain access.
However, you might want to try this visual inspection:
Check the thick wire harness located between the front-left door and door sill frame to see if any wire has been disconnected/cut or tampered with by previous owner.
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
You co0uld change the module but I don't know the exact location of yours (under the dash) If I was working on it and couldn't get a location, Id take a look at one from a parts house so I had an idea what I was looking for, then start looking. They aren't cheap though so sometimes it's best to have a good shop look it over just to make sure it will fix the problem.
When working, I test everything either with meters, scanners etc or use known good units to check problems. Here, I can only make educated guesses. Electrical parts are generally non-returnable so mistakes can be costly.
Good luck though.
Posted on Apr 27, 2010
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