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Radio stays on after ignition is turned off, runs down battery

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    yadayada Nov 12, 2010

    If you open the passenger side front door does the radio go off?

  • 61vette705 Nov 12, 2010

    yes

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Then your problem is caused by the drivers door coutesy light switch being defective, a common problem, replace it or clean the contacts to correct the problem, below is the part number and a picture of the switch. To replace it you just pry the old switch out and then pop the new one in, 5 minute job.

STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS Part # DS869T T-Series
Door Jamb switch; Right Front; w/ 16mm Button Price $2.16



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  • yadayada
    yadayada Nov 12, 2010

    here is a picture in case the one above didn't post

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