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My interior light wont go off. I turned the car off and locked the door but nothing is working.

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Wait for 1 minute. If light still doesn't go out then it is either a bad door latch or possible body control module(bcm)
Sometimes if you unplug the bcm and wait a minute and plug it back in it may work again. Sometimes they lock up.



Body Control Module Replacement Removal Procedure


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    Notice: Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage many solid-state electrical components. ESD susceptible components may or may not be labeled with the ESD symbol. Handle all electrical components carefully. Use the following precautions in order to avoid ESD damage: • Touch a metal ground point in order to remove your body's static charge before servicing any electronic component; especially after sliding across the vehicle seat. • Do not touch exposed terminals. Terminals may connect to circuits susceptible the ESD damage. • Do not allow tools to contact exposed terminals when servicing connectors. • Do not remove components from their protective packaging until required to do so. • Avoid the following actions unless required by the diagnostic procedure: - Jumpering or grounding of the components or connectors. - Connecting test equipment probes to components or connectors. Connect the ground lead first when using test probes. • Ground the protective packaging of any component before opening. Do not rest solid-state components on metal workbenches, or on top of TVs, radios, or other electrical devices.
    Important: You must perform the new body control module (BCM) setup when replacing the BCM. Refer to Control Module References .
  1. Pull the left instrument panel (I/P) compartment access hole cover from the I/P trim pad.
  2. Press to release the cam lock. Disconnect the upper electrical connector from the BCM.
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  3. Remove the left I/P insulator fasteners.
  4. Rotate the lamp. Remove the lamp from the insulator. Remove the left I/P insulator.

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  5. Disengage the data link connector (DLC) retainers. Remove the DLC from the I/P trim padMy interior light wont go - tif.gif>928809.gif
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  6. Use a plastic trim tool to remove the ignition switch bezel.

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  8. Remove the I/P steering column opening filler screws.
  9. Pull the I/P steering column opening filler rearward. Remove the I/P steering column opening filler.

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  10. Press to release the cam loMy interior light wont go - 1202109.gifect the lower BCM electrical connectors.
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  11. Remove the BCM screws.
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  12. Remove the BCM.

Posted on Oct 09, 2010

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