[V8] FW: All right: this is odd
sdewitt at stx.rr.com
Sun Nov 22 08:17:53 PST 2009
Try opening other doors to see if the lights work. Then try to wiggle the door light switch in the door sill to wear off any corrosion.
---- 32VQUATTRO <ALLANVEGA at COMCAST.NET> wrote:
> 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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