> On the headlight switch module there is a switch, and a
> thumbwheel. The
> switch controls the headlight, parking lights... The
> thumbwheel controls
> 1. Dimmer function - dims the instrument panel and other
> lights. (Various knobs and dials) When the headlights are on.
> Rotates up
> and down. Up is full bright, down is off. In between is...
> well in between.
> 2. Parade mode for the dimmer system. Turns the the lights
> from #1 on
> full brightness for maximum visibility in daylight (or
> Parade mode is one click up from full bright.
> 3. Interior lights on. Is one click up from Parade mode.
> Additionally there is a push switch labled Dome Overide. It
> forces the
> dome (courtesy) lights to stay off even with the door open.
> diversdelight wrote:
> > I have a 1998 Chevy express van. The courtesy lights won’t
> go off
> > after starting the engine or shutting the door after engine
> is off.
> > Contstant on.??? It is a conversion van with a smart fuse
> block model
> > 211. I did find the troubleshooting manual for it and
> unhooked the two
> > wires to it as it said. The juice from the OEM wiring is on
> at the box
> > which means it is from the OEM wiring. I just bought this
> thing six
> > days ago and need to know where the switch is on the drivers
> door so I
> > can check the switch there when you open the door. Something
> is either
> > shorting this thing out, a bad switch in the door, or does
> anyone have
> > any other ideas. I unhooked the feed to the smart block
> > system and everything functions correctly except the
> courtesy light.
> > If I hook it back up, all hell breaks loose and all the
> lights stay on
> > continually. If I unhook the intellitec fuse block to the
> > part, there is no juice to the courtesy light up front which
> is fine
> > because that is where they hooked the OEM wiring harness to
> it, but
> > there is juice on all the time on the courtesy light wire.
> The other
> > wire, there is no power at all. Hope I have clarified
> this... Any help
> > on the whereabouts of the door switch would be helpful, and
> I can
> > check those as I did pop a fuse on the courtesy light OEM
> fuse block
> > right before it didn’t work any longer. So something is
> > something. It does not blow a fuse now. Plus one other
> thing....if you
> > could. There is a relay under the hood to the right. It is a
> small one
> > and all the wires are unhooked for this. Do you know what
> that is for
> > at all? And is there any way to turn off the headlights
> that stay on
> > continually? I forget the name of those. I have only driven
> older cars
> > without that type of thing. Thanks a million. Hope someone
> has some
> > insight to this. yle
Hi, those buttons do NOT turn off the courtesy light...???? What do
you think? Do you know where the relay is for the courtesy light?
Maybe that is bad... I can check it if I know where to look for it. I
may just bypass it and hook up so I can turn off the light manually.
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