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Interior lights will not go off when locking the car

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Have you tried spraying the door switches with wd40 type spray or changing the door switch , Either the switch sticks or the wiring may fray after a bit of time.causing the wire to splay out and touch the inner bodywork causing a constant live feed . If not you could simply remove the interior light fuse , so it is not a constant live feed draining your battery until you can get an auto electrical place to look at it
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Seems from just a little research that this is a major problem with several years of jeeps having the same issues. Most responses i seen point to an electrical problem with the PCI Bus.
A quick fix in which I have seen several positive responses, is to disconnect the negative cable from battery and leave disconnected for approx. 10 minutes then reconnect.
Hopefully this will give you at least some short term relief.

Sources: http://forums.cnet.com/7723-7811_102-272172.html http://www.cherokeeforum.com/f2/interior-lights-staying-25200/

Posted on May 08, 2011

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