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My car interior light does not work. I changed the bulb and the fuse but still no light when I open the door of my 124. Has anyone ever encountered this problem?
 

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Please forgive me for asking something that might be pretty stupid, and by stupid, I mean what I'm going to ask may be stupid.... me, not you. There's a switch that allows you to completely disable the light, or forece it on, or have it turn on when the doors open. That's not in the fully off position, right? Having read your subsequent replies I'm now leaning towards a wiring connection or switch failure as the culprit. As you've indicated, an issue for the dealer to address. But once you get it working again (and if you've not already done so), consider upgrading the buld to an LED. It makes a world of difference for illumination in the passenger compartment.
 

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Please forgive me for asking something that might be pretty stupid. There's a switch that allows you to completely disable the light, or forece it on, or have it turn on when the doors open. That's not in the fully off position, right?
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I have checked all the possible positions. So i put the switch on the right position: turn on when the doors open. But I always have the same issue.
I have also checked the position: force to turn on the light even if the doors are closed. Same issue.
 

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Hi, Not an electrician but.....try putting an electrical screwdriver on connections to see if you actually have power and little bulb in screwdriver lights, try a second bulb, fuse (correct size), earthing of unit maybe. loose wire, loose fitting connection and finally if all else fails......buy a torch ? Cheers
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Hi, Not an electrician but.....try putting an electrical screwdriver on connections to see if you actually have power and little bulb in screwdriver lights, try a second bulb, fuse (correct size), earthing of unit maybe. loose wire, loose fitting connection and finally if all else fails......buy a torch ? Cheers
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Thank you Ron. Perhaps I will buy a torch but I will prefer to resolve this issue ?. Next week my spider 124 are going to the to the dealership for the annual overhaul. I will ask them the question
 

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Thank you Ron. Perhaps I will buy a torch but I will prefer to resolve this issue ?. Next week my spider 124 are going to the to the dealership for the annual overhaul. I will ask them the question
let them worry about it. I presume it is still under warranty
 
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Thank you Ron. Perhaps I will buy a torch but I will prefer to resolve this issue ?. Next week my spider 124 are going to the to the dealership for the annual overhaul. I will ask them the question.

Just another think. I am so sad that UK left the EU because I like your country and the british people.
 

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Thank you for the kind words Laurent....I cannot respond for or against as this is not the correct format/place to discuss should matters but I am pleased to see that you are taking your Spider in for service and hopefully, without charging you the earth......sort out your interior light ! As Jetlag says, " I presume it is still under warranty". Cheers
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Hey, I didn't have such a problem on my 124, but we live in 2021 and today almost everything can be fixed. If you didn't know how to do it, you can just visit a service where everything will be solved easily.
Where did you source your time machine? :)
 
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