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The map lights won't turn off when car is on, but goes off…

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The map lights won't...

The map lights won't turn off when car is on, but goes off when car is off. However, today when I opened and closed the eyeglass compartment they turned off as car was running. 04 Sorento

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

The lights above .there are two. Buttons for each.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?

Haven't tried anything.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

This problem began several months ago.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Kia
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The map lamp switch has an internal short. The switch cannot be replaced seperate. It requires the whole map lamp sunglass holder assembly to be replaced as one.
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