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Don - Mo Lurch, Auto Mech / Electronics
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The radio does not turn off when drivers door is opened, it

Customer Question

the radio does not turn off when drivers door is opened
JA: Have you checked the fuse?
Customer: it turns off when the passenger door is opened
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 03 silverado base model*****JA: Are you fixing your Silverado yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes looked at door switch it is operating properly
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i dont think so
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Don - Mo Lurch replied 11 months ago.

sorry for the delay............
Greetings...... “Hi, I’m Don (akaCustomer and I look forward to helping you!”
This is typically caused from the Door Latch Switch
The Door Latch Switch sends a Ground to the Driver Door Module
The Driver Door Module sends a signal to the BCM (body control module), that the Door is open & shut off the Timer
Problem with this issue is you need use of GM Dealer Scan Tool to Test the Latch Switch, Driver Door Module & the BCM to pinpoint the cause
apprx 1 hour labor
Using some Spray Lubricant (wd40, PB Blaster, etc) spray liberal amount into Door Latch located on the side of the Door
Open & close the Door "numerous times", while spraying more lubricant into the Door Latch on each open
See if that helps

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
the doorlock swicth has been replaced
Expert:  Don - Mo Lurch replied 11 months ago.

On the Door Latch?
IF so, is the Latch making contact with the Switch
Put an Ohm meter on the leads & use a tool to engage the Latch open & closed, while using the Inside Door Handle to open

Expert:  Don - Mo Lurch replied 11 months ago.

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