1993 TOYOTA CAMRY DOME LIGHT DOES NOT COME ON WHEN DOOR IS

  • Tiny
  • jreid2
  • 1993 Toyota Camry

Interior problem
1993 Toyota Camry 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 100, 00 miles

The dome light in the car works fine when manually turned on but does not come on when the door is opened. The care is previously owned and did not come with an owner's manual.

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 AT 5:55 AM

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  • Zackman
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Close all doors.

Test:
1. Make sure the switch is at "Auto" or "Door" position.
2. Open and close one door at a time. Record the ones that don't turn on the light.
3. If only one or two doors don't trigger the bulb, replace the jamb switch for that door.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_dj383816_1.jpg


4. If all doors don't trigger, the problem may lie in your body control module.

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 AT 12:20 AM
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  • jreid2
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I will try your suggestion. Do you know where the switch is located to position the light for " Auto" or " Door"? I can't seem to locate it at the dome light area. I can find the button that manually turns on the light, but cannot find a switch.

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 AT 5:44 AM
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  • Zackman
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The switch will be on each door. Open your doors one at a time, and for a unit that resembles the photo.

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 AT 6:39 PM
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  • jreid2
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Nm

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Thursday, November 20th, 2008 AT 5:42 AM

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