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The interior light goes out and comes on

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The interior light goes out and comes on

Post by radek93 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:02 pm

The interior light goes out and lights up when it scans the obd when the door is open. Is it normal.

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Re: The interior light goes out and comes on

Post by abscate » Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:55 am

Is this on your 1998 S70?
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Re: The interior light goes out and comes on

Post by radek93 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:57 am

abscate wrote:
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Is this on your 1998 S70?
Yes.

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Re: The interior light goes out and comes on

Post by abscate » Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:47 am

On the 1999 the lock controller and lights are on CANBUS for some functions, but you don't have that on your 1998. You get lots of lights cycling on a 1999 when you scan or address the software, including dash lights (SRS< ABS)

It might be it is cycling the power and that fools the lights into thinking you just opened the door

Not a big thing to worry about.
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