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Old 06-26-2012, 12:35 AM   #21
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At this point I'm just guessing, but I wonder if it's not an issue with the Body Control Module.

My SEL has the "OFF" switch shown in my picture above and the lights operate as you describe when it's selected to off (dash lights, footwell/ambient lights only). When it's selected to on, the dome light comes on every time the door is opened or the keyfob is used to unlock the door. I also tried on our 9/2011 build SE, and when they're set to on they operate the same.

At this point you've done all the things that could be reasonably expected of you, so it might be time to let the dealer take a crack at it.

Sorry I couldn't be more help.
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:49 AM   #22
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Yeah the Off is is not lit.

I wasn't to worried until the OP opened this topic and I was like... Hey Me Too!

Thanks a lot for your time!
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Hey guys, this is probably a stupid question but when the Off LED is toggled so it is lit, I notice that the Off button stays lit even when the doors are closed and the footwell lights go off. Would having the Off button on constantly drain the battery? Probably not but I'm just paranoid about this stuff
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Old 07-15-2012, 09:39 PM   #24
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Hey guys, this is probably a stupid question but when the Off LED is toggled so it is lit, I notice that the Off button stays lit even when the doors are closed and the footwell lights go off. Would having the Off button on constantly drain the battery? Probably not but I'm just paranoid about this stuff
Yes it would if left on all the time, for a long enough period of time of no charging (parked) because the battery is the sole source of its power. However, like the power port in the console the computer probably times out and shuts off the "off button" light after a set time to save the day (and battery).
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I dont have a switch for the light in the backseats. Is that normal?
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I dont have a switch for the light in the backseats. Is that normal?
None on mine either, so it probably is.
Only the two front two above the drivers and passengers seats have switches on them.

BTW does anyone know what kind of bulb, or LED is in the dome light and if it is a bulb.
How the hell do you get it apart to swap it out, for a new LED perhaps?
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:32 AM   #27
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^^ Just pull it from the roof like you wanna break it. It won't break and will come right off.
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Does anyone have any idea how to disable the lights with the standard SE? The Off button seems to do that but I dont want my battery to drain out. And holding the dome light for 5 sec doesnt work either. Ugh
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Old 07-16-2012, 04:47 PM   #29
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That should be two map lights and one dome light control. The dome light control looks like the one on the left in this picture:



I'm glad to find this thread, since I've been baffled by the dome light as well. It never worked for me consistently. I tried different methods and found that the switch with the word "off" (as shown in Timthom's pic.. the button on the right) seems to control the dome light to go on/off when the doors are opened. I'll have to see if it consistently work this way.
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:39 PM   #30
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I'm glad to find this thread, since I've been baffled by the dome light as well. It never worked for me consistently. I tried different methods and found that the switch with the word "off" (as shown in Timthom's pic.. the button on the right) seems to control the dome light to go on/off when the doors are opened. I'll have to see if it consistently work this way.
Then you'll probably enjoy this thread:

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