89-780 Dome lamp does not time Out

Discussion in 'Volvo 780' started by BL, Oct 16, 2003.

  1. BL

    BL Guest

    What am I missing here?

    Used to be that my dome light stayed on for 7 to 10 seconds after I
    left the car.
    Now, it goes off when I shut the door.

    Not a terrible problem But, I like my baby to work right.

    Bill Leonard @ The Power House
    89-780T w/140k Miles :cool:

    89-765T w/130k Miles ;-)
    BL, Oct 16, 2003
  2. BL

    Mike F Guest

    Short answer: Change (or clean) the switch for the driver's door.

    Long answer: The dome light gets two signals from the driver's door.
    One is shared with all the other door(s) (the light turns off
    immediately when those door(s) close), the other activates the delay
    circuit. If it doesn't get this ground signal, it turns off
    immediately. Either that or the delay circuit inside your light is bad.
    Mike F, Oct 17, 2003
  3. BL

    BL Guest

    Thanks, Mike,
    I will remove and clean up my driver's door switch.
    It is probably time and it did start acting like this after I had
    manually turned the switch to the off position.

    BL, Oct 17, 2003
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