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Why does the door light stay on when the door is closed?

Why does the door light stay on when the door is closed?

Btw, I checked each door jam’s little arm and button and tried pushing them in while the door was open but the light on the dash still stayed on. Sounds like a bad door switch, probably your drivers side since that gets used most often. Pull the switch and check the continuity with it in the open and closed position.

Why does my GMC interior lights not turn off?

It will be in that area and is a button with a lamp or beam on it. Yeah that is the override button to shut the dome lights off when you have the tailgate or doors open for any length of time. A door sensor can be stuck also thinking a door is open.

Is it safe to drive with the door open warning light on?

If the door open warning light is on but you believe all your doors and trunk are closed, there may be a mechanical issue with a door switch. Is it safe to drive with the door open warning light on?

What should I do if my dome light won’t shut off?

Open and shut each door. The light should turn off within five minutes of all doors being closed. Trace the wiring for each switch. You will want to take the vehicle to a mechanic to have the wiring traced, as the location of the wiring will run from each door into the frame of the vehicle and terminate at the wiring harness behind the dash.

Why is my door ajar light not going out?

Remember to only have 1 door open at a time when you do this. If the light doesn’t go out then you may have a faulty door switch or the wiring to one switch may have shorted out to the chassis. The trick is to find out which one.

Why does the interior light stay on when the doors are closed?

One in ‘on’, the other is ‘door’. When in the center (door) position all three lights are on and stay on but shouldn’t if the doors are closed. The two map lights each have a push button that will turn the assoc, bulb on when the main switch is off. Thanks for your suggestions; generally the simple answer is the most likely one.

Why does my Nissan door light keep going off?

Took vehicle to Nissan dealership, they looked at driver door and noticed dents on door frame where the door contacts the activator switch, dents were caused by closing door on seatbelt, we filled dented area in with tape and it corrected the problem immediately…. maybe this could be your problem also…….. Hope it helps …. Jim

What happens when a car door is opened and closed?

This action opens and closes an electrical circuit, sending a signal to your vehicle’s computer, activating the door ajar warning light when the door is open. This sensor is often also connected to the interior lights that go on and off when a door opens and closes.

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Ruth Doyle