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Old 09-10-2008, 05:30 PM
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Inside lights dont work?

Ever since I bought my truck, I noticed that the courtesy lights or whatever they are called don't light up when a door is opened. When I turn on the lights using the switches, they just stay on so I am assuming that is not the problem.

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Old 09-10-2008, 05:51 PM
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start with the simple stuff check all your fuses, then check the knobs on the door and see if there springing back out poss squirt some wd40 on them.
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Ever since I bought my truck, I noticed that the courtesy lights or whatever they are called don't light up when a door is opened. When I turn on the lights using the switches, they just stay on so I am assuming that is not the problem.

Any suggestions?
It's gotta be a door switch causing it. The switches are built into the latches on these trucks. Spray some WD-40 in all your latches the close and open the doors a bunch of times and see if that works.
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I don't think its the door latches because I have the running boards with the lights in them and they turn on every time I open the door.

The fuses are fine as well. Any other ideas?
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I don't think its the door latches because I have the running boards with the lights in them and they turn on every time I open the door.

The fuses are fine as well. Any other ideas?
Have to do some thinking.
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Old 09-11-2008, 06:13 PM
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Whoever put the running board lights on spliced in to the dome lights somwhere. See if you can find that connecton and go frm there.
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:22 PM
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Whoever put the running board lights on spliced in to the dome lights somwhere. See if you can find that connecton and go frm there.
I wired up the running boards, the interior lights did not work before that.
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:25 PM
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isnt there a relay that controls some of the interior lighting voltage?
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Old 09-14-2008, 04:09 PM
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Well, just wanted to give everyone an update and make a fool out of my self.

One of my buddies made the suggestion that the lights may be burnt out, I figured the chances of both lights being burnt out were slim to none but I popped off the dome light covers just to take a look and sure enough, there were no bulbs in either one I went to Autozone, grabbed 2 bulbs, popped them in and now I have interior lights.

I am wondering why they were missing in the first place, the only reason I could see someone pulling those out is if they were causing a battery drain or something like that but they operate like they are supposed to so hopefully that's not the case.
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