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post #1 of 2 Old 03-22-2003, 02:16 PM Thread Starter
 
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Weird dome light problems

Got a weird problem with my car. The power is dead to all lights, Ie: dome light/trunk light, the personal lights by the dome.

Basically the car is dead untill I turn the key, or turn the headlights on.. then all the lights work, for a while.. After sitting for a few hours, nothing works again untill I turn the key, or pull the headlights on.. The outside doorhandle light wont work when u lift it at all..



Anyone know what could be the problem?


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post #2 of 2 Old 03-23-2003, 01:55 PM
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I had a similar problem of ligths not working, it was due to the vanity mirror light on passenger side had a crimped wire from the factory where it bolts up to the head liner. After checking all the wiring in the #8 fuse I finally found the short at the vanity mirror. Your dome lights are part of the #8 wiring, including: Dash lights, vanity, and glove box. I recomend for you to check for a short in all the wiring.

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