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1996 century front courtesy lamps don't come on when door

Customer Question

1996 century front courtesy lamps don't come on when door handles are touched, door locks also do not engage when put in gear. how to fix?
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: transmission is original to car. haven't checked brake switch.
JA: Are you fixing your Century yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. tried nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Check all fuses, sounds like you may have a blown fuse causing your problem.

Expert:  Dan replied 7 months ago.

You may also have broken wiring. Check in the drivers door jam for broken wires where the door jam rubber boot is, this is a common place for problems.

Expert:  Dan replied 7 months ago.

Hello again Dan here,

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