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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-29-2011, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
 
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dome lights not coming on with door open?

hey guys,

ive got a minor issue, the dome lights wont come on with the door open, either side. the dome light works when you push the knob up. is their a switch in the door that could be bad? it just seem weird that neither side opening will turn it on.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-29-2011, 02:04 PM
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Dome override switch is probably on (or off, whatever). It's right next to the headlamp switch.

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^^^^ what he said

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^ x3. I used to have a 2003 model and this button was a useful tool if you wanted to leave the lights off. Thats what it sounds like to me too.

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Dome override switch is probably on (or off, whatever). It's right next to the headlamp switch.
LMAO ^^^^ I had same problem and had half the truck apart before the wife says"what this do" . I was like wtf, went to bed and put it back together the next day.

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-29-2011, 06:54 PM Thread Starter
 
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im a dumba**. it was that button lol. I always over-diagnose things. thanks guys

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Just after driving home in the new (to us) truck a couple weeks ago, we opened the doors to get out and the lights didnt come on (didn't notice this during the daytime when we test drove it) and I was like the lights don't work when you open the doors?!?!? Thats bulls**t!! After getting all pissed off, pulled out the manual looking to see what fuse to check, then I too felt like a dumba**. Since then, I've read EVERY page of that manual to make sure nothing like that happened again haha. We all have our moments.

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