[V8] FW: All right: this is odd

Sun Nov 22 07:37:49 PST 2009

The interior lights have two triggers. The lights have constant 12v+ at all 
times. The overhead switches provide a constant ground when turned on. The 
door pin switches provide a momentary ground which triggers a relay to 
provide a  30 sec pulsed ground. (This is why the lights stay on after you 
close the door,unless you put the key in the ignition or lock the doors with 
the key) Your problem  will  either be the relay, or door pin switches. I'm 
guessing that your door pin switches on the other doors may have been bad 
for a while and you didn't notice it till the drivers door pin switch 
failed. Hope this helps. Al
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roger Woodbury" <rmwoodbury at roadrunner.com>
To: <V8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 22, 2009 10:19 AM
Subject: [V8] FW: All right: this is odd

> I got my car back from the wrench this week.  I drove it last night for 
> the
> first time after dark and found that the interior lights...the overhead
> lights and the footwell lights are not working when any of the doors open.
> The overhead lights work find with their respective switches, but I can't
> get any of the interior lights to work with the door switch.
> So, it seems to me that this isn't a fuse issue.  But what else is there,
> unless it somehow has something to do with the delay process.
> Any ideas?
> Roger
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