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The same thing happened to me and it was the switch for the rear interior light got bumped on.

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Check and clean and lubricate switches between the doors and the body, start at the drivers door because its always the most used. Often they'll come loose and need the jam nut re-tightened, or the body of the switch breaks, which means it will need replaced. A very in expensive place to get news ones shipped to you is
RockAuto Parts Catalog and they have good ones too..no I don't work there, or associated in anyway, just use them for parts often.
No matter what vehicle anyone drives, keep these switches clean people, and lubricate them as well, ironically just did my Jeep's last week ;)

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Check switches on the interior first. If that does not do anything it could be the button switch for the door is stuck or shorted.

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there is a timer to turn the dome lights off,it could be faulty or each of the doors have a little black button in the door frame,you can pull the center of the push button out about a 1/16th of an inch,and close the door slowly to reset them.

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SOURCE: interior light will not go off

Disconnect your battery and it will reset your interior light relay. I had the same problem with my Jeep Liberty

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