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Old 12-11-2012, 07:21 PM   #1
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Rear Tailgate Question

Should my interior lights come on when I open the rear tailgate & glass. Mine do not.

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Old 12-11-2012, 07:41 PM   #2
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mine dont either I believe the contacts are for third break light only

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Old 12-11-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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Neither do mine...
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:19 PM   #4
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Well crap. Slightly inconvenient... Oh well. Not that hard to open a door I guess
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:24 PM   #5
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Check the contact wire that leads up the switch on the body not the gate. The wire going to that one on mine was shorted out.
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:30 AM   #6
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There is no interior light switch in the rear.
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:49 AM   #7
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There is no interior light switch in the rear.
It's not a hand switch but a contact switch.



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The wire that attaches to the contact switch is the one I had problems with. I'm pointing to it in the picture.
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:11 AM   #8
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That's for the CHMSL not an inside light.
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:14 AM   #9
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It's not a hand switch but a contact switch.



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The wire that attaches to the contact switch is the one I had problems with. I'm pointing to it in the picture.
That looks like something a PO wired up
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:21 AM   #10
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It's not a hand switch but a contact switch.



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The wire that attaches to the contact switch is the one I had problems with. I'm pointing to it in the picture.
I take back what I said that switch is not factory that's probably for an alarm. Switch I meant is on the other side of the gate.

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