Mazda Repair Questions? Ask Mechanics for Answers ASAP
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Dome lights will not come on when a door is opened, nor will they come on when turned on manually?
Do the interior power door locks work from the lock/unlock switch?
Key fob will not lock nor unlock?
Was the dynamic stability control light flashing with the key out?
Did all of this happen at once?
Have you tried scanning the vehicle to see if there are codes stored for the DSC?
Can you comment on the courtesy lights?
You said "Any thoughts for a single female who knows nothing about cars?" Does that mean you are not wanting to know how to diagnose this through alot of tests on your behalf or does it mean you are wanting to know what is possibly to blame and what to expect prior to going to the shop?
This diag and repair is not going to be that simple. For the warning lights on a scan tool is needed to see which part needs to be electrically diagnosed and replaced. For the radio it will need to be removed and the power and ground wires to it tested using a DVOM to see which is missing.
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