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RE: Interior light in trunk

 Chris King[SMTP:cking@legend.txdirect.net] writes:

>At 09:56 PM 2/7/96 -0500, you wrote:
>>This is probably an electronics 101 question, but my interior trunk lights
>>has not worked in quite a while.

>I have this same exact problem in my '88 5kCST.  I replaced the bulb, but
>the light only comes on when the metal of the light touches the metal of the
>car.  Weird, but then I know zilch about this kinda stuff.

Check the switch on the lip of the trunk where it hits the frame.  This
switch is supposed to close the light circuit to ground to light the light,
but it corrodes.  I cleaned mine, and it worked for a while.  I then
bought a sealed mercury tilt switch, but have not yet installed it in the trunk.

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