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Dome lights don't go on when door is opened. They work manually. 2013 Optima
JA: Have you checked the vehicle's manual for this?
Customer: I haven't where would I look. any chance it's a fuse?
JA: Are you fixing your Optima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: My starting point is this going online
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Light used to go off when I got near the car with the faub. It no longer does that either
My dome light no longer turns on when door opens. Also used to turn on when I got near the car with the key fob. No longer does that either. Can manually turn on either of two dome lights which are above the mirror. There is also a switch between dome lights that can be turned to the off position if you don't want dome light coming on when door opens. That switch is in the on position but again dome lights don't come on when you open any of the doors.
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With the key on or car running. When you open any door, does the instrument cluster warn you of a door open?
Thanks, ***** ***** going to be a faulty BCM or the yellow wire from BCM to the front overhead light is broken. If you want to diagnose that wire yourself from wire diagrams and by using a volt meter. I can help more.
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