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98 LS400 DOME LAMPS,AUTODIM LAMPS,PWR MIRRORS AND AUTO TILT STEERING INOP --ALL FUSES ARE GOOD --AND WILL WORK IF MANUALLY TURNED ON --ANY HELP????

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I see this alot on these cars. it is a bad body module or wire harness connector to the module itself. but more times then not it is the module. if you check the connectors first to make sure there is no corrosion or bent pins you can rule that out.

the body ecu is behind the fuse panel to the left of the steering wheel. not the easiest think to get to but is the issue with your problems.

please ask any more question you have i will be glad to guide you through anything i can.

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On 2004 pontiac montana what does fuse 7 control


7-BATT MAIN 1
60A
Fuses: •
CIGAR/DLC/APO FRT
• CLUSTER BATT
• CTSY LAMP
• ON STAR
• PWR LOCK
• PWR MIRROR
• RAP RELAY
• RR PWR SCKT

look below for above listed componet's , pull those fuse's one at a time till arc stop's ,then you found your problem circuit . Do you know where the I/P fuse box is ?
Fuse Block- I/P
Right side of the I/P, in the right front door opening


Fuse Block-I/P Label
Fuse Block-I/P Application Table Fuse/Circuit Breaker
Rating
Description
BCM PRGRM
10A
Body Control Module (BCM)
ENHANCED EVAP/AWD
15A
Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Vent Solenoid, Clutch Pump Check Valve
CIGAR/DLC/APO FRT
20A
Auxiliary Power Outlet-Front, Cigar Lighter, Data Link Connector (DLC)
CLUSTER/BATT
10A
Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
CRUISE
10A
Cruise Control Module (CCM), Cruise Control Release Switch, Cruise Control ON/OFF Switch
CTSY LAMP
10A
Body Control Module (BCM)
DRL
10A
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Control Module
HVAC/DIC/DRL/HEATED SEAT
10A
Air Temperature Actuator-Left, Air Temperature Actuator-Right, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Control Module, Driver Information Center (DIC), Mode Actuator, Rear Window Wiper/Washer and Multifunction Switch (Heated Seat Switch), Recirculation Actuator, Relay Block (Rear Window Defogger Relay)
ELC/TRAILER
25A
Auto Level Control (ALC) Air Compressor, Auto Level Control (ALC) Air Inflator Relay, Auto Level Control (ALC) Sensor
FRT HVAC HI BLWR
30A
Blower Motor Resistor Assembly
FRT WPR/WSHR
25A
Windshield Wiper Motor, Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch
HAZARD
15A
Turn Signal/Multifunction Switch
HEADLAMP
20A
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Control Module, Headlamp Dimmer Switch, Headlamp Switch
HTD MIRROR
10A
Outside Rearview Mirrors-Left, Right
HVAC/BLOWER
25A
HVAC Control Module
IGN1
10A
Body Control Module (BCM), Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC), Left Rear Side Door Actuator Control Module, Rear Object Sensor Control Module, Right Rear Side Door Actuator Control Module, Stop Lamp Switch
LH HEADLP HIGH
10A
Headlamp High Beam-Left
LH HEADLP LOW
10A
Headlamp Low Beam-Left
LH T/LP
10A
Tail Lamp-Left, Trailer Rear Wiring Harness
MALL/CLUSTER
10A
Body Control Module (BCM), Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
ON STAR
5A
Vehicle Interface Unit (VIU)
PASS KEY
10A
Theft Deterrent Control Module
PCM/ABS
10A
Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM), Fuse Block-Underhood, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Park/Neutral Position (PNP) Switch
PCM/CRANK
10A
Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
PCM/PASS KEY/CLUSTER
10A
Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC), Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Theft Deterrent Control Module, Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC), Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
PWR LOCK
20A
Body Control Module (BCM)
PWR MIRROR
10A
Outside Rearview Mirror Switch
PWR QTR VENT
10A
Auto Level Control (ALC) Air Compressor, Auto Level Control (ALC) Sensor, Rear Quarter Window Switch
PWR/HEATED SEAT PSD
30A
Driver Seat Assembly, Passenger Seat Assembly
PWR SLDG DR
30A
Left Rear Side Door Actuator Control Module, Right Rear Side Door Actuator Control Module
PWR WDO
30A
Window Switch-Driver, Window Switch-Front Passenger
RAP RELAY
10A
Relay Block (RAP Relay)
RH HEADLP HIGH
10A
Headlamp High Beam-Right
RH HEADLP LOW
10A
Headlamp Low Beam-Right
RR HVAC/TEMP CONT
25A
Air Temperature Actuator-Auxiliary, Blower Motor-Auxiliary, Blower Motor Relay-Auxiliary, HVAC Control Assembly-Auxiliary, Mode Actuator-Auxiliary
RR DEFOG/ HTD MIRROR
30A
Window Defogger Relay-Rear
RR FOG LP
10A
Fog Lamp Relay-Rear
RR PWR SCKT
20A
Auxiliary Power Outlet-Rear
RH T/LP
10A
Tail Lamp-Right, Trailer Rear Wiring Harness
RR WPR/WSHR
20A
Window Wiper Motor-Rear, Rear Window Wiper/Washer and Multifunction Switch
SIR
15A
Inflatable Restraint Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM)
STOP LAMP
15A
Stop Lamp Switch
SWC BACKLIGHT
2A
Steering Wheel Controls-Left, Right
T/SIG
10A
Turn Signal Switch and Backup Lamp Relay

Jan 09, 2018 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

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Interior lights


This is both a courtesy and safety issue on many high end vehicles. The light from the interior lights can cast enough light to get to front door and possibly show dangers in your path. And after first getting into you car and starting it, you can check the back seat for any unwanted hitchhikers. As for the 10 minute timer, I don't know if this can be adjusted. A Chiltons/Haynes repair manual for you car may have that answer, or, the Buick dealership shop foreman. Best of luck.

May 31, 2015 | 1998 Buick Park Avenue

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The interior lights on my father-in law's 2000 Safari are all inop (6 spots plus two dome lights) I can't find a fuse in the engine box for them. Is there another fuse box. The van has a dome overr


Does the van have remote keyless entry (RKE) system ?
Interior Lighting System Description
Vehicles with the optional remote keyless entry (RKE) system have interior lighting controlled by the body control module (BCM).
This vehicle uses a delayed interior lighting system.
The system functions as follows:
• The dome lamps will illuminate when any door is opened.
• The dome lamps will remain on for 20 seconds after the last door is closed.
• The delay is canceled and the dome lamps will go out when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position.
• The illuminated entry function will not operate when the dome lamp defeat switch is in the OFF position.
• The interior lighting system is protected from battery rundown by the retained accessory power (RAP) system. The RAP system functions by shutting down interior lights after 10 minutes (when ignition is OFF).

Interior Lights Circuit Description
When the interior lamps circuits are closed/enabled, the courtesy lamp relay is activated by the two following coil circuits:
• CKT 690 (GRY/BLK) which is the courtesy lamp enable output of the body control module (BCM) driving the coil side of the relay.
• CKT 1732 (ORN) which is the coil output side of the relay going to the potential grounding switches/sources.
When the courtesy lamp relay is enabled, CKT 156 (WHT) (courtesy lamp output) is enabled by the closed contact at the relay and then grounded by CKT 750 (BLK) at G110.
Some of these circuits can also be activated with the headlamp and panel dimmer switch. When this happens, the coil output side of the inadvertent power relay is grounded to the body control module (BCM) via CKT 1393 (DK BLU)
CKT 40 (ORN) from the courtesy fuse drives both input sides of the inadvertent power relay. When the contact is pulled closed, CKT 1732 (ORN) is supplied power, thus driving any lamps/circuits attached that circuit and providing ground.
The body control module (BCM) also monitors the following four door inputs:
• CKT 49 (DK BLU) -- LH door jamb switch input
• CKT 54 (ORN) -- RH door jamb switch input
• CKT 775 (PNK) -- Side door jamb switch input
• CKT 656 (YEL) -- Rear door jamb switch input/liftgate strut switch input (depending on option content)
When the doors are closed, the body control module (BCM) is in a floating state of 0-2 volts. When the doors are opened, the courtesy lamp relay is activated, sending power to the courtesy lamps.
The headlamp and panel dimmer switch also activates the following interior courtesy lamps when the switch is placed in the PARK or HEADLAMP ON positions:
• RF power window switch
• RH power door lock switch
• LH power window switch
• LH power door lock switch
• LH outside rearview mirror control switch
• Rear radio control head
The dome lamps can be disabled by closing the dome lamp defeat switch located on the headlamp and panel dimmer switch.

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Courtesy or Dome Lamps Inoperative
Step
Action
Value(s)
Yes
No
Important: Verify functional bulbs before beginning diagnostic procedure.
1
Did you perform the Lighting Diagnostic System Check?
--
YES - Go to Step 2
NO - Go to Diagnostic System Check - Lighting Systems
2
Are all of the courtesy/dome lamps inoperative?
--
YES - Go to Step 6
NO - Go to Step 3
3
Activate courtesy/dome lamps
With DMM, check for battery voltage from inoperative lamp CKT 1732 (ORN) to ground
Is battery voltage present?
B+
YES - Go to Step 4
NO - Go to Step 5
4
Repair open in CKT 156 (WHT) between inoperative lamp assemply and S214.
Is the repair complete?
--
NO - Go to Step 10
--
5
Repair open in CKT 1732 (ORN) between inoperative lamp assemply and one of the following splices:
• S258
• S301
Is the repair complete?
--
Go to Step 10
--
6
Turn the courtesy lamp switch to the ON position
Check for battery voltage at BCM C2 cavity B12.
Is battery voltage present?
B+
Go to Step 7
Go to Diagnostic System Check - Body Control System in Body Control Systems
7
Verify continuity of the following three circuits with DMM:
• CKT 1732 (ORN) between courtesy lamp relay and body control module
• CKT 156 (WHT) between courtesy lamp relay and S214
• CKT 750 (BLK) between courtesy lamp relay and S206
Are all of the circuits functional?
--
Go to Step 8
Go to Step 9
8
Replace courtesy lamp relay.
Is repair complete?
--
Go to Step 10
--
9
Repair the inoperative circuit.
Is the repair complete?
--
Go to Step 10
--
10
Operate the system in order to verify the repair.
Did you correct the condition?
--
System OK
Go to Step 2

Mar 01, 2018 | 2000 GMC Safari

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WERE IS THE FUSE OF THE MIRROR IN SAFARI 1993


Check position 3 and 2 in the Instrument Panel fuse block; the fuse block is on the lower portion of the instrument panel on the driver's side...
2 - Heated Mirror (Not Used)
3 - Courtesy Lamps, Power Outside Mirrors, Glove Box Lamp, Dome Reading Lamps, Vanity Mirror Lamps

I suggest check here the Safari Owners Manual.

Hope this helps (remember to rate and leave some testimonial about this free answer).

Sep 30, 2011 | 1993 GMC Safari

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Trying to find the fuse for the power mirrors and dome light dont know which fuse is which


There are 2 different fuses for what you are talking about. See picture below; the fuse for the power mirrors is in the number 4 position and is a 10 amp fuse. This fuse covers the power mirrors, glove box lamp, map lamps and under the hood lamp. The fuse for your dome lights is in the number 14 position and is also a 10 amp fuse. This fuse not only covers the dome lamps but it also covers the cargo lamp, courtesy lamps and the running board lamps. If you are just having problems with the two things you mentioned then you may be looking at something else like a wiring problem. this all should be in your owners manual if you have one. If you need an owners manual you can email me at csautomotivecars@att.net with your make, model and year and I will be happy to email you a copy at no cost. I hope this helps you and good luck. here is your picture:


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Apr 14, 2011 | 2000 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cabs

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Dome Light (switched circuit now working) Shorted it out


Why didn't you hook into the entertainment system (radio ) ?
The one that turns on when the door opens is controlled by the BCM -body control module .You probably shorted out the transistor in side the BCM .
These lamps may be manually turned on by placing the interior lamp switch in the ON position, or by opening a door.
• The Dome Lamp
• The Rear Compartment Courtesy Lamp
• The Rear View Mirror Map Lights
The inadvertent power control circuit of the BCM supplies battery positive voltage to the dome lamp and the map lamps. When any door is opened, the door jamb switch contacts close providing a door open input to the BCM. The BCM then provides a ground to the interior lamps. The interior lamps receive a ground at G401 or G403.
If the driver inadvertently leaves any interior lamp on the BCM will turn it off after a 20 minute time-out.
The courtesy lamps will normally turn off using the theater dimming feature. The BCM provides a pulse width modulated ground to the interior lamps for the theater dimming feature. The courtesy lamps will also turn off immediately if a door lock command is received with all the doors closed, or if the ignition switch is turned to the ON position.

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Dome Lamps Inoperative
ematic Reference: Interior Lights Schematics
DEFINITION: Only the dome lamp is inoperative.
1
Did you perform the Diagnostic System Check - Vehicle?
YES - Go to Step 2
NO - Go to Diagnostic System Check - Vehicle
2
Place the instrument panel (I/P) dimmer switch in the DOME position.
Does the dome lamp illuminate?
YES - Go to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections
NO - Go to Step 3
3
Disconnect the dome lamp assembly.
Probe the courtesy lamp supply voltage circuit with a test lamp that is connected to a good ground.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
YES - Go to Step 4
NO - Go to Step 6
4
Connect the test lamp between the courtesy lamp supply voltage circuit and the courtesy lamp low control circuit.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
YES - Go to Step 5
NO - Go to Step 7
5
Inspect for poor connections at the harness connector of the dome lamp assembly. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections and Connector Repairs .
Did you find and correct the condition?
YES - Go to Step 9
NO - Go to Step 8
6
Repair an open, high resistance, or short to ground in the courtesy lamp supply voltage circuit. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs .
YES - Did you complete the repair?
NO - Go to Step 9
--
7
Repair an open or high resistance in the courtesy lamp low control circuit. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs .
YES - Did you complete the repair?
NO - Go to Step 9
--
8
Replace the dome lamp assembly. Refer to Dome Lamp Replacement .
YES - Did you complete the replacement?
NO - Go to Step 9
--
9
Operate the system in order to verify the repair.
Did you correct the condition?
YES - System OK
NO - Go to Step 3

Mar 21, 2017 | 2007 Saturn ION-2 Quad Coupe

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Tilt steering will move out and in but will not tilt down help


the motor is most likely defective for the inop function

Jul 22, 2009 | 2005 Lexus LS400

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Telescopic Steering wheel won't move down or up


Yes it would be perfectly ok to disegauge the auto switch to keep it from moving again. It needs a tilt motor replaced . not a easy job.

May 27, 2009 | 1992 Lexus Ls 400

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Saturn Turn Signal / Dome Light Issues


The interior lamps system consists of 2 main features. Illuminated entry and a battery saver feature that will turn the interior lights off after 20 minutes if they are left On with all doors closed and the ignition Off. The body control module (BCM) controls both of these functions. Battery power is supplied by the BCM through CKT 1732 to the following lamps:
• The dome lamp
• The map lamps
• The rear reading lamps
• The rear dome lamp
• The cargo lamp
• The glove compartment lamp
• The courtesy lamps
• The sunshade lamps
The BCM also controls the ground circuit side of the dome lamp and reading lamps for illuminated entry. The dome lamp and reading lamp will remain on for 20 seconds after the ignition key is removed and the last door is closed. In addition, if the vehicle is equipped with remote keyless entry (RKE), the dome and reading lamps will turn On and stay on for 20 seconds after an UNLOCK signal is received from the keyless entry transmitter.
The reading lamps, dome lamp and map lamps can be turned On at any time by moving the appropriate switch to the On position.
The rear dome lamp is fed battery voltage through CKT 1732 from the BCM, through the liftgate ajar switch, and is grounded through CKT 650 to the rear ground splice pack. The rear dome lamp will turn on when the liftgate is opened. The cargo lamp is fed battery voltage through CKT 1732 from the BCM, through CKT 744 and grounded through the decklid ajar switch.
The courtesy lamps are fed battery power through CKT 1732 and are grounded through CKT 745-- left front, CKT 747--left rear, CKT 748--right rear, CKT 746--right front. These circuits will ground through the door jamb switches. The courtesy lamp will be illuminated when the affected door is opened. For example, when the right rear door is opened, the right rear door courtesy lamp will turn on.

Not a fuse problem , if the BCM had blown fuse other thing's wouldn't be working as well . . Probably wiring or BCM . Using factory diagnostic,s instead of guessing as to what the problem is , is the proper way .

Interior Lamps Diagnosis
Symptom
Procedure
Important: Before proceeding with these diagnostics, check for DTCs. If DTCs are present, complete the associated diagnostics. If the condition still exists, return to this chart.
All of the interior lamps are inoperative when any door is opened.
Chart 1
The dome lamp is inoperative in the ON position, but OK in the door position. The map lamps operate normally.
The dome lamp switch is faulty. Replace the dome lamp switch.
The dome lamp is inoperative in the DOOR position, but is OK in the ON position.
Chart 2
The dome lamp is inoperative in any position and both reading lamps are inoperative.
Disconnect the dome lamp connector (BLK 3-way).
Check for voltage at terminal "C" CKT 1732 ORN wire.
If OK, the dome/map lamp is faulty. If no voltage is present, there is an OPEN in CKT 1732.
Either the right or the left sunshade mirror lamp is inoperative.
Chart 3
Either the right or the left rear reading lamp is inoperative in the ON or the DOOR position.
Chart 4
The rear reading lamp is inoperative in the ON or the DOOR position.
Chart 5
Battery rundown protection is shorted to ground - B1482.
B1482
The left rear reading lamp is inoperative in the ON or the DOOR position.
Chart 6

Dec 12, 2017 | 1998 Saturn SL

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Windows dont work


You checked the DRVMDL fuse in the rear fuse box ? The rear fuse box under the back seat. Also the PWR WDO circuit breaker in the rear fuse box.

Power Windows Inoperative - All
Step
Action
Value(s)
Yes
No
DEFINITION: All power windows inoperative from all door window switches.
1
Was the Power Door System Diagnostic System Check performed?
--
YES - Go to Step 2
NO - Go to Diagnostic System Check - Power Door Systems
2
Remove the PWR WDO circuit breaker.
Using a DMM, measure the resistance between circuit breaker terminals.
Is the resistance within the specified range?
0-5 ohms
YES - Go to Step 4
NO - Go to Step 3
3
Replace the PWR WDO circuit breaker.
YES - Is the replacement complete?
--
NO - Go to Diagnostic System Check - Power Door Systems
--
4
Using a DMM, measure the voltage between both rear junction block PWR WDO circuit breaker #57 terminals and ground.
Is the voltage within the specified range for either measurement?
10-15 V
YES - Go to Step 5
NO - Go to Power Distribution Schematics .
5
Repair CKT 1040 for an open or high resistance at rear junction block.
Refer to Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Is the repair complete?
--
Go to Diagnostic System Check - Power Door Systems

Jul 27, 2017 | 1998 Cadillac Seville

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