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Re: 1990 100 Interior Lights
From: NAME: Frank Martin <fmartin@AM@OA>
>Date: Wed, 10 Jul 1996 08:46:20 -0600
>Subject: 1990 100 Interior Lights
>I have a 1990 100 that has no automatic interior headliner and map light
>Manually, all function fine. Switch on at the sunroof panel and all light,
>fuses are out. Can't be ALL the door switches failed. Does that suggest the
>control module that is buried in the dash by the glove box (at least it was
there on my
>84 5000S)? If that's the culprit, where is it and what is estimated cost, or
>anyone have one they'd like to get off the shelf?
I don't know if this is your problem, but your symptoms sound suspiciously
like those our '89 100Q had. Interior lights would all work manually, but not
automatically. The other symptom was that the car alarm would not activate.
Turns out that the right rear door switch (the one that senses when the door
is shut) was bad. So, essentially the car never saw all the doors as closed
(and re-opened), so didn't do its thing with regard to automatically queuing
the lights (and timer) or setting the alarm. Replacing this switch
(*relatively* inexpensive) fixed both problems.
'89 100 Q
'88 Mazda 323 GTX
'84 H. Accord
'74 H-Davidson Sprint