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Lights stay on for 10 MINUTES with a door open

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Flash the high beams for a fraction of a second and the parking lights go out.

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I thought I saw a menu setting for the headlight on time. I think mine is 20 seconds and 0 was an option. Check the menu in the center computer.

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Mr B sounds like there is a bigger problem then the rear taillights. You could have a bad battery.

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Sorry, the setting I saw is in the small display controlled from the steering wheel. Settings... Lighting.....Headlamp delay. MANUAL is the first selection then 20, 40, 60 seconds.

Is this the headlight on after exit delay?

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Dead battery can happen. I parked on a Friday afternoon and was in and out of the car constantly. I had a side door open most of the time. Sunday night I had to jump start it. So I'm back to pushing the turn signal switch forward and back each time the corner lights come on. I hate this when I'm camping.

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All the more reason to use LED which draw less electricity.

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On 5/17/2016 at 3:30 PM, gargman said:

Agree, its anoying butna simple fix to the inside cargo light. I just popped it out and spliced in a toggle switch. There isn't much wire when you pull it out so be careful when you cut the wires to leave enough to splice it back into the terminals on the switch. then I just used Old Faithful, Gorilla Tape, and take it nice and neatly right back next to the light. it may not look OEM but it works perfect. I still however I'm annoyed at the fact that the parking lights stay on every time you open any door! I have not found a workaround for that.

Did you use any sort of special switch for this?

Which of the 2 wires did you splice to? 

Thanks.

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or just lock your doors.

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2018 cargo light. FIrst.  The cargo light with led is bright. I will put inline a LED  12Vwired LED controller with a remote control. Second, The circuit may go under the dash. What I found is a connector Above the Right side passenger head. If you remove the Right side Black Foam part, behind it is the connector.   The wire follows in the door track to the Righ side dome light in the 18 XLT. If you are under the front headliner soundproofing you would need to disconnect that right side overhead plug. # I plan to break into that circuit and place a ON/OFF switch into the overhead plastic bin wall facing out. I may place a 12V USB port in the same area overhead. 

 

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