1988 35th ed. battery drained...how do you get hood lights off?? or know if they are on when hood is closed?

Asked by Oct 07, 2014 at 03:19 PM about the 1988 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1988 corvette.. battery dead.. got new battery... car starts but are all lights including hood lights off??  hood lights don't seem to go off

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Close hood in the dark look under car,if you see it on,replace hood light switch,or just remove the bulb.

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And i am assuming you me under the hood light,not head light,s.

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Same ar the light in the refrigerator. Put your cell phone on movie, place it under the hood to capture the light when the hood is closed. Close the hood. Count to ten, open the hood. Turn off the video on the phone and play it back. If the video shows the light going out, that is not the problem. If it stays on, check the switch to make sure it is making contact to turn it off and onl

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If they stay on, until you replace the switch, pull the fuse by left (driver) front headlamp harness connector. It's in a small 2" black fuse cover with a hinged snap cover on the wire leading to the hood lamp on that side. Easy to pop it in and out without taking lamps apart.

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