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interior lights staying on
#1
Shocked 
hi there, im looking for a bit of help boys and girls !!!

i have a 53 plate citroen berlingo van which i just got and i have a proplem with the interior lights staying on !!!
on the dash it says doors open and when i use the fob on the key or the switch on the dash the doors lock and then pop open.
i didnt notice this when i got it as the swich on the interior lights were off.
i have found the switch for the back doors and the one on the bonnet ,but i cant find the drivers/passager door ones to see if i have a faulty door switch .

any help in the right direction would be a bonus .

thank you for reading this and help anewbie in the right direction

Nathan:whistle:
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#2
Hi & welcome.The front door switches are part of the locks.Confusedalut:
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#3
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(15-04-2013, 07:24 PM)ron Wrote:  Hi & welcome.The front door switches are part of the locks.Confusedalut:

ah that's why I could not find them lol thank you ... is it a normal thing to go ?
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#4
There has been a few postings on the forum about central locking playing up try a search.
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hi all ..thanks for your replys...I have had a good read on the mark 2 berlingos and noticed that the switch is in the bloody lock of all places lol...I will have a nose in the lock and go from there and will update when its fixed or I have beat it with a hammer lol
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#6
Work your way up from a toffee hammer to sledge hammer depending on how frustrated you become good luck.
Are we there yet????? No we fecking ain`t  gggggrrrrrrr
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(15-04-2013, 04:23 PM)nathieb2002 Wrote:  when i use the fob on the key or the switch on the dash the doors lock and then pop open.

Had this on two occasions and on each it was due to one of the doors not being fully closed, I lubed the mechanisms and all good after ( I don't like having to slam doors ).
Perhaps you will be lucky and have an easy fix.
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(16-04-2013, 07:03 AM)Tomcat3 Wrote:  Work your way up from a toffee hammer to sledge hammer depending on how frustrated you become good luck.

I think the sledge hammer is a good start !!! lol I do electrics for a living but car electrics are a nightmare ..I was staring at the door look wiring I printed off last night as my eyes crossed many times lol

(16-04-2013, 07:23 AM)geoff Wrote:  
(15-04-2013, 04:23 PM)nathieb2002 Wrote:  when i use the fob on the key or the switch on the dash the doors lock and then pop open.

Had this on two occasions and on each it was due to one of the doors not being fully closed, I lubed the mechanisms and all good after ( I don't like having to slam doors ).
Perhaps you will be lucky and have an easy fix.

I will try that later ..thank you as its worth a try and says the body work from a beating with my hammer lol
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#9
Can you switch them on the light itself not to come on at all just to save your battery for the time being ? The lights on ours stay on for about 30 seconds after the doors are closed.
So where does this bit go then ?
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(17-04-2013, 08:01 AM)ffrenchie Wrote:  Can you switch them on the light itself not to come on at all just to save your battery for the time being ? The lights on ours stay on for about 30 seconds after the doors are closed.

Hi there , I have turned the lights off for the moment and use the key to lock the doors .Not had chance to take the locks apart one by one .I tried slamming the doors shut as one person said try. The display on the dash when I get into the van says that the doors are open when I start the engine, so I have a fault somewhere !!!! And its either the drivers, passenger or rear door...Bloody electrics lol
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