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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 11-26-2012, 10:37 PM
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97 328 Dome Light Problem Thank You

Thanks to all who gave input on my dome light problem. I tried the temporary fix of electrical tape over the micro switch for better contact and it worked. Now I just need to locate a new one. The prolem occured from a panic stop in gear and the car almost stalled, so body flex might have caused it After opening and closing the door several times, the probem went away.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:41 PM
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Glad you got it sorted, and thanks for reporting back with the outcome! It will help others diagnose similar issues in the future.

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Old 11-26-2012, 11:36 PM
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You're welcome, glad it was just the switch.

If you search around, you'll find some good write-ups to follow for replacement. It's fairly straightforward.

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