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How do I get the interior lights to come on when I open the car doors?

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The switch on the interior light has three positions OFF-DOOR ,I'm not sure of the other one make sure it is in the door position,check your fuses,also check the switch that your door activates to make sure it is not stuck in....hope this helps....cheers

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