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Old 06-10-2007, 12:40 PM   #1
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Hey all -

Did some searching, but couldn't find anything specific to my year. So here we go:

Woke up to a dead car this AM.

Apparently, all (Dome, doors, etc) interior lamps stay on, all the time. So I pulled fuse 4A , labeled '10A Interior Lamps' - they stayed on.

So then I pulled 6A. CTSY/PWR MIR, and they went out.

There are no door ajar indicaors lit.

I looked at this post

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...courtesy+lamps

But it'* for a '96.

Was wondering if anyone had any tips for a '94.

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Hmm....

My first inclination would be to check the headlight switch (dimmer portion) to see if you accidentally turned the interior lights on that way.
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Thanks man -

I cycled through it, it'* off.

Also I ran through the MALL diagnostics listed in the post ref. above, got no 'bongs', but I'm not even sure my year has this module.

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Thanks man -

I cycled through it, it'* off.

Also I ran through the MALL diagnostics listed in the post ref. above, got no 'bongs', but I'm not even sure my year has this module.

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You do not have a MALL module... 96 went to the newer system...

You have the RAC Module.. If you have keyless entry, its the Remote Accessory Control Module... If you do not have keyless its the Retained Accessory Control Module...

In either event, this will turn on the interior lights for 20 seconds, when a door handle is pulled with the doors locked... If you open the door with the remote the interior lights will turn on for 20 seconds as well, even after you open the door and then get in and close it.. The lights will shut off with the timer..

If the Lights refuse to turn off then I would tell you to unplug the white connector on the RAC and see if the lights go out..

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jr - thanks!


Now can you tell me where the RAC is located ?

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Now can you tell me where the RAC is located ?

Thx
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It will be a 3.5-4" wide box with 2 to 3 connectors.... white on one side and Blue on the other... This is located under the passenger side dash on a Multi way bracket... If you remove the passenger side hush panel and look up you will be able to access the RAC module

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Cool -

Ill have a look and report back.

Thanks again -
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OK,

I found a silver box, about 6"x4", with blue, whiite and red connectors.

I removed the white one, the lights stayed on.

Fid I pick the right box? I don't see any others....


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There are pictures of the module in the "I think it might be the end of the road" thread that'* currently under this one. If you PM your email addy I can send you a wiring diagram.
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OK,

I found a silver box, about 6"x4", with blue, whiite and red connectors.

I removed the white one, the lights stayed on.

Fid I pick the right box? I don't see any others....


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LOL... That was the PCM you unplugged... LOL

You need a Black Plastic Box..

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