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#1 KAG

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 03:19 PM

It stays on until you lock the car...any suggestions how to get it to turn off? This started last week and I have tried everything I can think of but that isn't saying much... :biglaugh:
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#2 Speedie

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 04:02 PM

Not to overstate the obvious - but did you manage to bump the console switch into the on position?Cheers,Cameron
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Posted 30 August 2007 - 04:06 PM

Mine always stays on until I lock the car, or leave it for a while (a minute or something like that).Even if you leave a door open, it actually goes off after some period of time (5 minutes?)Later! Dang
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Posted 30 August 2007 - 04:58 PM

I got a more obvious question. How do you get it to come on without opening the door? I tried the centre button below the radio but nothing.
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#5 Little Red Riding Hood

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 05:08 PM

I have the opposite problem
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Posted 30 August 2007 - 06:23 PM

Im pretty sure mine stays on for a few after closing the door...and fades when you lock it. it comes on when you double lock and turn on the follow home feature.
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#7 KAG

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Posted 31 August 2007 - 12:43 PM

I tried to turn it off Cameron but no diff, thanks tho... :biglaugh:

I have also waited because it used to turn off after a while without locking the doors, now, not so much, have to lock it to shut it off. :dunno:

B service soon, will inquire if it is still happeneing.
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Posted 31 August 2007 - 01:07 PM

is it a regular bulb or an led?
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#9 KAG

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Posted 31 August 2007 - 02:16 PM

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Posted 31 August 2007 - 09:08 PM

did you try kicking it? :cheeky:tailgate/roof latches are latched properly?
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#11 KAG

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Posted 01 September 2007 - 07:44 AM

did you try kicking it? :cheeky:

Of course!! That was the first thing I tried!!! :cheeky:

tailgate/roof latches are latched properly?

Yup, that was the second thing I tried :biglaugh:
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#12 Speedie

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Posted 01 September 2007 - 07:33 PM

Have you tried kicking Sean? Worth a shot - :biglaugh: Cheers,Cameron
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Posted 01 September 2007 - 08:02 PM

HA!
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Posted 01 September 2007 - 08:23 PM

Or there is always the old addageIf in doubt use a hammer.The bigger the doubt,The bigger the hammer. :encore:
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