radio stays on till timing out when driver door opened and ignition is off

Asked by Nov 19, 2014 at 11:37 AM about the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When turning ignition off radio stays on till it times out when driver door is opened.  Also dome lights do not come on when driver door is opened.  Dome lights come on when other doors are opened.

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The drivers door latch needs to be replaced. The latch has the dome light and RAP(the radio and windows working while ignition is off) switches built into it. You can try spraying P.B. Blaster or WD-40 into the latch on the end of the door. Then open and shut the door completely about 10-15 times. It's a temporary fix and most of the time it works.

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