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Interior dome light and rear view mirror lights stay on while driving. With the ignition off they will go out after approx 10 minutes and when you open the door the lights do not come on but when you turn the key the come on and stay on. Whats the deal with this?

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SOURCE: rear view mirror

I think that it has to be given a quarter turn, sort of like changing the bulbs in a headlight assembly

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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some times the door switch can be faulty. and it may be coincidence that the interior switch is faulty too. i have owned alot of S- series trucks and a few of them have done this to me. you need to individually check each door for switch contact

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Dome light and reading lamps stay on and will not cut off.

your door close switch is non-functional. its located in the door jamb. its a black button the size of a shirt button. usually held in by one or two screws.

there is one for each door.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: interior dome light stays on when driving.

Sounds like the dome light has been turned on using the switch on the dash. Most of the time the dash dimmer switch is set up so that if the dimmer is in the maximum position, the dome light can be turned on. If the dome light has been turned on like this, it still will turn off after some time to save your battery. Then when you unlock the door with the remote, it goes back to the same state it was when it was left in - "ON". Check for this switch on the dash, and roll it to get it off of the "ON" position.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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not 100% sure, but seem to remember that theres an alen key fastener, which is under a cap/flap at the bottom of the mirror fastening close to the glass.

Hope that helps

Steven

Posted on May 13, 2009

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