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Picture of a light bulb on dash board. back lights stay on after shutting offf car. dome lights stay on. air stay on after turning off. thanks

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Sound like multi problems....the A/C has nothing to do with the lights...possible ignition sw problem.. with out knowing what options your vehicle is equipped with, try disconnecting the battery and see if it still happens...if it does you may have to take it to your dealer/shop to diag the circuit ....GL

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