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Car interior/dome lights won't turn on.
Hi there. For the interior lights not working after replacing the battery, first check the switch to make sure that the light is on. If the light is on the door selection and will not turn on, then one of...
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Mixing incandescent bulbs with LED's in a car
Generally speaking, mixing incandescent lights with led's should not be a problem. However, it has been my experience that there are a some vehicles that will use a lighting control module to control accessory lighting, and led's have much less...
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A/C compressor clutch does not engage, cooling fan does not turn on, condenser fan does not turn on, and ceiling light does not turn on.
Hi there. The air conditioning clutch could be not working for the refrigerant could be low or the clutch could be burned up. Check the air conditioning compressor clutch wiring for a voltage with the a/c switch on high and...
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Dome light turns on and off by itself while vehicle is turned off.
Hi there. Check the courtesy light switches on the doors to the vehicle. It seems that one or more switch may have a bad ground or a bad contact in the switch causing the courtesy light to come on while...
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Change interior lights and now it won't start.
Hi there. There is a short in the switch to the interior lights causing the fuse box to burn fuses and make the car not start up. If you need further assistance with your electrical system, then seek out a...
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How do I adjust the brightness of the instrument panel lighting on my 2007 Ford C-Max?
Instrument panel brightness is controlled by a dimmer switch. Looking online, it appears as though not all C-Max vehicles were equipped with this option. If your car does indeed have a dimmer switch it will be located on the dash...
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Dome lights and courtesy lights in back seat will not turn on.
Hi there. When multiple objects in a car will not work that are electrical, then there is a loose or broken ground wire to the circuits. Check all of the wiring in the cab to see what could be loose...
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The interior lights won't turn on and the shift lock is stuck.
Check the fuses on the inside the panel in the cab. Look for any blown fuses and replace the fuses with new ones. If the fuses are good, then there could be an electrical issue within the cab. Look for...
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2002 Dodge Ram radio and dome lights don't work
The IOD fuse is a 20 amp fuse located in cavity #51 of the integrated power module (IPM). This fuse provides power to the instrument cluster, diagnostic connector, map lamps, glove box, courtesy lamps, radio and underhood light. First, check...
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Dash lights along with fog lights and ceiling lights don't work
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is impossible to tell what kind of repair bills you are looking at without knowing what is actually wrong. Diagnostics are going to start with checking the fuses, and finding out what those...
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electrical issue - Interior lights flicker when headlights are turned on.
Any time when lights are flickering, there is a loose ground wire or a short. If the headlights are turned on and the interior lights are flickering, then either the ground wire in the steering column is loose or there...
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car dome light wont go off with key in the ignition cant turn dome light on maumally every frw day car has to be jumped off
Hello, thank you for writing in. The dome light is triggered by several different switches, and one of them is stuck on. One thing you can do until you diagnose the issue, is unplug the fuse for the light. This...
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every few days i have to jump start my car
Hello. Yes a bad starter could cause a car to need a jump start every few days. Additional power provided by an extra battery could be enough to get a weakening started going again. Your vehicle may have a battery...
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My headlights, blinkers, and brake lights work but the taillights, interior lights, and dash lights don't work. All fuses, relays, and switches are good.
Hi there. There is either a break in the wiring on the lighting circuits for the main light switch or the ground wire to the main light switch for the running lights is loose or not hooked up. Check the...
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My Interior light won't turn on like the gauges and radio screen.
The interior lights are on a timer in the vehicle. This timer is a Ballast resistor that keeps the lights on for a short period of time when the doors are shut. The resistor maybe shorting out causing the lights...
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Lights flickering when the throttle is pressed and the turn signal is on.
The issue seems to be with the multi-function switch for the turn signals. The switch is shorting out inside it on the high beam selector which is effecting all of the lights. I recommend replacing the multi-function switch. If you...
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Q: Lights
Depending on the vehicle you have you may just have the interior light control switch turned on at the headlight combination switch. You may also have a more serious problem like a bad lighting control module shorted and keeping the...
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Lights are flickering. Interior and exterior. What can it be?
Check the ground wire from the engine block to the chassis. It may be loose causing a loss of power return to the battery making the shortest path to the battery. Also, check all of the ground wires on the...
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Immediately after engine turns over power steering and dashboard loses power but comes back on after the car warms up.
Check to see if there is any loose wiring under the dashboard and if there is any loose ground wires. A loose wire will cause a circuit or multiple circuits to stop working. The wiring could be associated with a...
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I just bought a 2006 Chrysler pacifica seems to have wiring issue and miles tripped over 100,000 miles.
For all of the electrical issues with your vehicle either there is a loose ground wire from the chassis to the frame or the ECM (computer) has malfunctioned and needs flashed or replaced. I recommend seeking out a professional, such...

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