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Old 03-01-2012, 09:12 AM
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Default Dome light stays on.

So today the dome light decided to stay on. I messed with it and the door it finally went out but it doesn't go out every time I close the door. So what could it be? Where is the switch to tell it to shut off when u shut the door ? I don't see the switch.
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:18 AM
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Default Re: Dome light stays on.

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So today the dome light decided to stay on. I messed with it and the door it finally went out but it doesn't go out every time I close the door. So what could it be? Where is the switch to tell it to shut off when u shut the door ? I don't see the switch.
mine does this too, mine stays on like 30 seconds after i close the door, i kinda just got used to it, i dont think it has anything to do with the door closing all the way or not, i just live with it lol
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:19 AM
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I had that happen with my four door. I had to spray all that latches with pb blaster, it did the trick
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:21 AM
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Mine goes out right when I close the door but today it didn't go out. So I'm on lunch messing with it. If I have the key in it chimes so I searched around get the door latch isn't working right so I'll spray it with wd40 and see if that helps.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:07 PM
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Default Re: Dome light stays on.

eventually i took the bulbs out of the dome, because spraying the latches was temporary (worked like a day for me and then came back CONSTANTLY to haunt me). And the light would stay on indefinetely until the battery ran down.. i have forgotten that i have a dome light.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:35 PM
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Default Re: Dome light stays on.

clean all latches and spray with wd40 mine has not done it in over two years now
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:37 PM
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Spray the mechanism in the actual door
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:56 PM
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I sprayed it worked so we will see for how long thou.
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Old 03-01-2012, 02:16 PM
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Default Re: Dome light stays on.

This just happend to me today.
Thanks for the help
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:34 PM
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Default Re: Dome light stays on.

Mine did the same thing for awhile ago, all you have to do is spray the S#%t out of door hinge on the driver side with WD-40 or PB Blaster and it will stop leaving the light on. Also if you have a FOB botton try locking the doors when you close the doors. Sometimes if you lock the doors before you close the doors it will stay on to.
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Old 03-09-2012, 12:17 AM
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If you want a permeant fix you can replace the switch in the door. I replaced mine (95 ford ranger) and its worked great ever since. If you cant find the switch it's likely hidden. I had to take the door panels off of mine and on the inside of the latch it was a little L shaped piece. Theres a security clip that holds it on just pop off and replace. Mine cost like 3 dollars a piece at the part store. Best luck.
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Old 03-12-2012, 01:57 PM
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Default Re: Dome light stays on.

WD40 has worked for me.
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