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Interior Lights Stay On

Thread in 'Electrical - General' started by Thelgord, Mar 29, 2020.

  1. Thelgord

    Thelgord Member 1st Gen Owner 4 Wheel Drive V6 Engine

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    I realize I am new to owning a Sport Trac, and I have had mine for less than 24 hours, but it isn't without issues already. I was poking around my ST tonight (I work night shift so I am usually awake at this time anyway) looking for a way to make the rear window work. The rear window was only thing I noticed didn't work when I got it, and that is a separate issue. While I was doing that I tried to adjust the brightness of the dash lights.

    As I turned the dimmer switch I could hear a relay clicking a machine gun. If I leave it on any setting other than "off" the dome lights will not switch off when I close the door even after I lock it. When the sun comes up I will try to identify the relay and see if changing it fixes it. If not then I guess I need start tracing wiring or finding a way to test the switch.
     
  2. EddieS'04

    EddieS'04 Well-Known Member 1st Gen Owner 2 Wheel Drive V6 Engine

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    Try spraying the doors locking mechanisms, with WD-40. The dome switch is attached there. With age and dirt, they sometimes stick.
     
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  3. Thelgord

    Thelgord Member 1st Gen Owner 4 Wheel Drive V6 Engine

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    Thanks! I’ll give that a shot :)
     

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