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Interior lights do not work on 2009 dodge Caravan,

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everything else works except the...
Interior lights do not work on 2009 dodge Caravan, everything else works except the dome lights and the interior halo lights on the SXt model. Somethimes they will pop on and i hit the dimmer switch and they turn off. What could be the problem?
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Dodge Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 2 years ago
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Hi, I’m Ron and I can help you.

I have been in this business since 1975 and also teach automotive repair. I am confident we can resolve your problem together. Please understand that I don't know your skill level. I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so it may take a few replies to get to satisfactory results. Please be patient!

I also try to give all of the information you may need, expecting a "positive rating" in return. I will also continue assisting you after you have rated me, if necessary. If there is any reason I cannot get a positive rating, please let me know why "in advance", so I can go another direction for you. I am sorry you’re having this problem; I’ll help you through it.

This actually sounds like a bad connection or bad ground somewhere with that intermittent problem. Check all your connectors and grounds.

Thanks, Ron

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Were should i check for the bad connection?
Dodge Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 2 years ago

You will see wiring harnesses that travel through the doors and up the pillars on both sides of the front doors. Sometimes it may be necessary to remove part of the ceiling panel too.

Ron

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
couald it be the Ctm
Dodge Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 2 years ago

It could be, but it can also be something that doesn't cost you a cent like a bad connection.

Thanks again, and please don't forget to rate me:)

Ron

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