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passenger door light
« on: June 02, 2013, 11:24:16 PM »
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    It's been so long since I've used the old wagon I don't remember if there was a switch for the overhead light to come on when you open the passenger side door.  I do know there is not one in my Runabout and I found that a bit odd.  Is there supposed to be one there or not?  Thanks!

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Re: passenger door light
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2013, 11:39:10 PM »
One of my Pintos only had a drivers side pin switch but I can't remember which one. I seem to remember the hole wasn't even drilled on the passenger side.
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Re: passenger door light
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2013, 12:55:58 AM »
The pin switch should be on the front door jamb (where the hinges are). Mine don't always come on, regardless of which door is open. Sometimes they stick.  :)
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Re: passenger door light
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2013, 03:20:54 PM »
Its an option as far as I know it.  I have had a couple cars without them, just a plug on the pass side door jam.  On my 78 hatch, I looked into installing one but the wiring was not behind the kick panel which I thought was odd.  I figure it would be wired?  Anyway since I was planning on selling the car I did not go thru the trouble of wiring it.
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Re: passenger door light
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2013, 12:00:18 PM »
Unless you got the convience package you did not get a passenger side dome light switch. The hole was plugged with a little plastic plug. See the attached picture, the plastic plug is right at the silver/black paint break line on the front door pillar. The other plug is from an after market under coating job.