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Old 12-17-2004, 01:46   #1 (permalink)
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Help - Interior Lighting Doesnt work after BA Alarm fitted

I was just wondering if anyone has had problems with their interior lighting after having the factory alarm installed. Since i had to it fitted today my car no longer has interior illumination and im a little concerned. I tried replacing the fuse however this did nothing. Does anyone know if there is any possible link between the interior lighting and the fitment of an alarm. Taking the car back monday but obviously dont want them to have to pull the whole car apart to fix the problem...
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I was just wondering if anyone has had problems with their interior lighting after having the factory alarm installed. Since i had to it fitted today my car no longer has interior illumination and im a little concerned. I tried replacing the fuse however this did nothing. Does anyone know if there is any possible link between the interior lighting and the fitment of an alarm. Taking the car back monday but obviously dont want them to have to pull the whole car apart to fix the problem...
Strange problem.

Sounds like someone connected something wrong or forgot to reconnect something.

I'd see what the dealer says Monday. Probably a silly little mistake on someones part, which will hopefully only take 5 minutes to fix.
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Re: Help - Interior Lighting Doesnt work after BA Alarm fitted

Alarm in BA is controlled by the Body Electronics Module (BEM). This is also responsible for interior/exterior lighting, door locks, mirrors etc. In short the BEM installed may have its preferences set incorrectly, which is no big drama to rectify. In the short term, try holding the interior light button on for several seconds. This is due to a function in the BEM which allows for the interior light to be disabled when the door is opened. Other than that, leave it to your dealer.
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When an alarm is fitted to any car it must have a direct connection to the light cicuit so that the alarm can trigger when the doors open.I think that this installer has accidently cut the wire for the light at the the bcm.Any other questions? Let me know because I do know,and always happy to help you guys out.
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Hi, i had a aftermarket alarm(Rhino) fitted to my BA ute, in short the guy wasn't too sure how the alarm would unlock the doors and more importantly trip the alarm when the doors are opened.
For a while i didn't notice the passenger door wasn't armed, ie door could be opened with factory key fob and only when i traced the wiring i found that he had connected a change-over relay(5pin) in the driver door circuit(yellow wire) in drivers side kick panel for unlocking that door and not both doors as i would like.
I have traced wiring back to Body Electronics Module(BEM), and found a trigger wire for door locks, i assume this is the alarm upgrade connection point but getting a wiring diagram of these new cars is hard, and ford didn't want to help, so i will keep lookin for one.
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