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Interior lights remain on

Interior lights usually dim out within a few minutes of closing the door. However, these floor and back passenger lights all stay on regardless of doors being closed tightly. It seems to not realize that the doors have all been closed. I came home in a friend's car to see my interiior lights on and thinking that someone had been in my car. I have tried everything that I know to make them dim, but they remain on. I had the fuse removed in order to keep battery from deplinisihing, but now I cannot use radio. Fuse is still good. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Did you check to make sure that the dome light switch was not rolled up and activated?

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