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Old 03-11-2011, 08:31 AM   #1
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Interior Lights not working

I have a 95 Wrangler and none of my interior lights work. all my dash lights work. I changed all the bulbs and checked every fuse and still nothing any one have an idea of what it might be?

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Old 03-11-2011, 08:41 AM   #2
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There might be a a plug you might have to reconnect, it might be located under your steering wheel. Look under there and look for a yellow plug wire. I had to do something similar.

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Old 03-11-2011, 08:57 AM   #3
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I have a 95 Wrangler and none of my interior lights work. all my dash lights work. I changed all the bulbs and checked every fuse and still nothing any one have an idea of what it might be?
Which interior lights are you talking about?
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Old 03-11-2011, 08:58 AM   #4
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This is on a YJ your talking about right
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This is on a YJ your talking about right
Yes. Yj don't have interior lights that I know of. Unless it's in the hard top or something was installed
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Old 03-11-2011, 11:42 AM   #6
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My 95 YJ inside lighting stoped working, I found that the ground wire on the right side door switch was bad, check your ground wires.
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Old 03-11-2011, 12:02 PM   #7
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If the wire to the door switches becomes dis connected they won't come on automatically. Do the lights work if you move the Dimmer switch all the way into the detent?
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Old 03-11-2011, 01:50 PM   #8
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no lights work if i move the dimmer switch I will have to check my ground. I have 2 lights on the front under the dash one on my speaker bar and another on back of my hard top
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Old 03-11-2011, 02:58 PM   #9
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First, I will assume you check all fuses in BOTH fuse boxes. The interior lights are Fuse 16 inside the engine compartment. There should be a pink wire from the fuse box to each of those bulbs. From the other direction there should be yellow wires from the Dimmer switch, and each of the door switches.

If you have one of those neon 12 volt tester that looks like a pointy screwdriver with a wire with an aligator clip on it, connect the aligator clip to the chassis, pull out the dome light fuse and poke each of the sockets for the fuse blades. One of them should cause the bulb in the tester to light up. If it doesn't your problem is before the fuse box. If it does light up, double check the fuse.

If the fuse is good (put in a new one, or one you know works, they don't always look bad when they are), go to one of the bulb that is easiest to reach and use your tester from chassis to the leads in the bulb socket. One of those should light. If it does you have an issue somewhere in the yellow wires.

If it doesn't light up there is an issue between the fuse box and the lights along the pink wire.

I would look to wherever your sound bar light was tied in if it is aftermarket. If this is the pink wire it has to be at or before the junction or not all the lights would be affected. I don't think it would be the yellow wires because either the dimmer switch or either of the doors should cause the lights to light up independently.
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:36 PM   #10
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Thank you for the great advise I will sure look into it as soon as I get home

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