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My radio won't go off when my car not running dome light won't come on when I opened the door but about 5 to 10min it goes out

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As for the dome light, on your steering column, either your blinker switch or yeah, I would say your blinker switch, there should be a little dial that just turns left and right, it might also be where you turn on your headlights, in fact that's where I would actually start LOL sorry just dawned on me what we were talking about, where you turn on your headlights there should be a little knob that's attached to it that just twist to the left and to the right or up and down that is or should be setting your dome light timer. I'm not sure about your radio.

Posted on Dec 02, 2016

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SOURCE: Radio, dome lights and EVIC power problem

I found a paritally blown fuse. When the fuse blew metal pieces ended up partially making contact. After replacing the fuse everything worked great.

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SOURCE: 1999 silverado driver door dome light & radio shutoff not working

this is what it looks like it will be mounted on the door jam not on the door just look for it you will find it . it works bye when you open the door it grounds the dome light ground wire to the body. i have fixed thees before it isnt too hard. if the pic does not come up i will put the link under it



Door Jamb Switch Operation:
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http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/common/repairInfoMain.jsp?leftNavPage=productsHowTo&partCode=0900c152802145ae&title=Door+Jamb+Switch&targetPage=productInformation

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Ford f150 crew cab 2004...what controls radio and

This can be one of 2 things.

1. The door ajar switch ( part of the door latch ) is gummed up and a good spraying of WD-40 can clean it out. Could take several times to cure the issue.

The other specific to New Body Style 04-08 MY F-150 :

2. There is a bad splice in the driver's side door sills. On the SUperCrew it is usually closer to the c-pillar on the rear door.
These are pictures of the 2 splice locations :
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The splice is a 3 way splice ( 2 wires to 1 wire ) and covered in something that looks like hockey tape. The splice gets wet, and no longer wrks. You might have to go back further into the harness to find wire that is not discolored if this is the case. Takes quite a bit of time to find the splices, as there are a lot of wires in the door sill.

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SOURCE: Dome light won't turn on.

my dome light wont turn on at all and i dont know where the fuse is iv checked all my fuses and there fine could it be a capasiter

Posted on Aug 29, 2011

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SOURCE: door open indicator light stays on , automatic door locks go on & off while driving and dome light and outside mirror lights wont go off after the car is turned off

i would hazard a guess and say that wires in the rubber boot from the door pilar to the door are damaged or the connection block in the door pillar in this the terminals are corroded or something similar

Posted on Nov 22, 2011

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