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Dome lights stay on

Interior lights stay on If you own a GM vehicle and your interior lights stay on even with the doors closed, you may have a faulty door switch or a faulty body control module. Refer to this wiring diagram to see how GM uses a computerized body control module (BCM) to control lighting. Click on the jpg to download a full size PDF. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

Dome light stays on

Dome light stays on and drains battery Gummed up door switch makes dome light stays on Remember the pin/plunger switches that car makers used to install in the door jamb? Well, when you opened the door, the pin extended and lit the dome light. So the dome light stays on as long as you leave the door open. Well, Ford eliminated the switches in the door jamb and instead installs the switch in the door latch itself. It’s located right under the door latch mechanism. When the door latches, a … Read More


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