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.

7 Answers

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

16 out of 16 people think this is 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.

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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.

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

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.

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

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

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
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None of my door turn on the lights what could that be from?

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