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89 grand marquis. My interior lights won't shut off without pulling the fuse. There is also a chime as if the door is open. is it possible to get to the fuse box and wiring without pulling the entire dashboard out and which wires do i need to disconnect in order to shut off the dash lights and chime completely and still be able to reconnect the fuse in order to have radio and door locks?

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It sounds like your door switch for the lights has broke or shorted, you can locate it and replace it or disconnect it.

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