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When closing doors or rear door window, interior lights stay on longer than normal.

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  • craftyl May 28, 2011

    the year is 2003, mazda tribute. it appears the rear tailgate window is the problem. when closed the door warning light on dash stays on. is there a contact switch this window touches when closed to turn interior light off ?? if so where is it located .

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Depending on what Mazda you own, it sounds like your Interior cabin light delay module is going bad. Contact your local Mazda dealership to order this part. I am not sure what the part number is for this part or the location as the service manual is not in front of me, but the dealership should be able to tell you where this module is.

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y are supposed to stay on for about two minutes. If they are staying on longer than that, you probably have a malfunctioning Timer Module. Please provide the year model of the vehicle so that i can pinpoint you on where to go.

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Posted on May 28, 2011

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    Jose Cada May 29, 2011

    Ok. It must be the rear hatch latch that causing the problem. Please see pictures below on how to repair it.



    Remove the screws at the lower edge of the rear hatch assembly. Phillips headed screws. Four screws altogether. The rest of the panel is held in by spring clips that have to be popped loose. Raise the glass up though in order to "unhook" the upper edge of the panel. Below you can see the latch assembly for the rear glass. With the rear glass up, loosened the attaching bolts and slid the latch towards the glass. It took a couple of tries at adjusting the latch. Make sure that glass would also seal when closed.





























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