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GMC Suburban K1500 4x4: In my 1998 Suburban, my dome lights

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In my 1998 Suburban, my dome lights don't go off when left. It is draining my battery. What is causing this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
I would assume a door switch isn't closing. Open one door and press the door switch closed with your finger and see if the dome light goes out, then go to the other door and check that, too.
If it's not just the door switch, let me know and I'll look up the wiring diagram and instruct you on how to test the circuit.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Passenger side was not working. Is there a fix that I can do. Holding it in allowed switch to turn off
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
After shutting door I see it is working properly now
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Sorry, I was out. So everything is ok now or do you need a new door jamb switch?
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Once you're satisfied, please leave a positive rating.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Advice was great. I ended up replacing the switch in the door. All is good.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
Ok, so now what?
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.
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