Why don't my doors activate my dome lights when the doors open?

Asked by Dec 23, 2014 at 03:15 AM about the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck Crew Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My dome lights work, but the doors when opened will not operate these lights.

9 Answers


Make sure your dome lights switch is set on door, it could just set for off.

21 of 21 people found this helpful.

It could be a short or bad switch. Check to make sure the switch on the dash that controls the light brightness is not cut off.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

In my chevy Tahoe the fix was simple.Just above the dome switch there is a flat switch,looks like the housing for the dome switch. That's the on and off control for the dome lights.look carefully you will see the light symbol on it. push in is off push out it's on. Good luck.

24 of 24 people found this helpful.

I just fixed mine it was the flat switch like the previous comment

6 of 6 people found this helpful.

Mine was the flat switch above the knob. I did not even know that was a switch

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

THANK YOU!!!! Didn't know it was a switch either,but when I pushed it , the lights came on.

4 of 4 people found this helpful.

None of my door turn on the lights what could that be from?

20 of 20 people found this helpful.

It worked for my front doors but not the rear?

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Can anyone post a picture of this switch? i cant seem to find it

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