BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there are 5 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 5 Guests

None

Most users ever online was 132 on Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:26 pm
Latest topics
» 96 SS console, shifter, cable, brackets
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:35 am by No Moa

» Lots of 77-79 B-body Parts New and Used
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:08 pm by Rossj

» Pictures from the 2017 Roundup
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:00 pm by Big Wagon Guy

» Brake line size help
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:08 pm by 1984twodoor

» Surprise Surprise!
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:17 pm by Big Wagon Guy

» 1980 Coupe De Ville
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:55 pm by IMPALADAKID

» 2017 10th Annual Roundup, List of Attendees
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:42 am by Big Wagon Guy

» Frame
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:26 pm by MASShole9C1

» Random parts for sale
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:46 pm by sdstick

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
November 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
CalendarCalendar

Share | 
 

 94 Civi, interior lights staying on

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
jvette65



Posts : 111
Join date : 2010-02-16

PostSubject: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:53 am

Hi All, need some direction. The interior lights are staying on in the '94 Caprice. Usually after the last door closes, the interior lights stay on for less than a minute and then go off. I'll check the door jamb switches (circuit) for shorts to ground. Has anyone ever needed to replace the interior lamp relay at the convenience center under the left front drivers dash? Does anyone know which relay it would be? Thanks for any help. -Joe
Back to top Go down
95brmw

avatar

Posts : 1433
Join date : 2009-11-10
Age : 33
Location : Connecticut

PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:03 am

jvette65 wrote:
Hi All, need some direction. The interior lights are staying on in the '94 Caprice. Usually after the last door closes, the interior lights stay on for less than a minute and then go off. I'll check the door jamb switches (circuit) for shorts to ground. Has anyone ever needed to replace the interior lamp relay at the convenience center under the left front drivers dash? Does anyone know which relay it would be? Thanks for any help. -Joe

I'm willing to bet its a door switch. Failing that, that box that controls the lights is the big green on above the flashers under the dash.
Back to top Go down
jvette65



Posts : 111
Join date : 2010-02-16

PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:22 am

Great, wasn't sure which part it was. Thanks -Joe
Back to top Go down
mp775

avatar

Posts : 746
Join date : 2011-08-24
Age : 38
Location : Pawtucket, RI / Woburn, MA

PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:47 am

They always shut off? Mine does the same thing, but I assumed there was supposed to be a delay.
Back to top Go down
jvette65



Posts : 111
Join date : 2010-02-16

PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:44 am

Yes, they shut off after a just under a minute. The 9C1's don't have the delay box-relay, and the interior lights shut off immediately when the doors are shut. That's of course if the door switch wiring hasn't been cut by the police equipment up-fitter at time of delivery.
Back to top Go down
nttyfufu

avatar

Posts : 122
Join date : 2012-02-19
Age : 36
Location : Wilmington, Ma

PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:39 pm

When that happens (I'm talking most cars with the delay not just b-bodies) It's almost always a malfunctioning door switch not sensing that the door is shut. Check them first is what I'd go with.
Back to top Go down
http://s1078.photobucket.com/albums/w495/nttyfufu/
Matt Trakker

avatar

Posts : 5085
Join date : 2009-07-30
Age : 36
Location : Reading, MA

PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:26 pm

My brother's RMS was/is doing this, still hasn't fixed it
Back to top Go down
mega

avatar

Posts : 907
Join date : 2011-03-01
Age : 37
Location : Hyannis, ma

PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:44 am

i hads problems with the drivers rear door switch. just disconect one at a time youll find it.
Back to top Go down
http://www.facebook.com/pages/New-England-Caprice-Impala-SS/1082
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: 94 Civi, interior lights staying on   

Back to top Go down
 
94 Civi, interior lights staying on
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BADASS of New England :: 91-96 B & D-body tech :: Problems / Maintenance-
Jump to: