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A couple of days ago, it snowed a wet, slushy snow. I noticed after leaving work that the interior lights were all staying on, and that the indicator on the dash showed that the rear hatch was "open". After pulling over three times to open/check/close the hatch, I am finding that there are no loose wiring connections, that the door is closed securely.

I haven't had any trouble with the electrical system other than the recall for the puddle lamps.

I was assuming that some of the moisture from the wet snow had just got into a space where the sensor is, but after two days of being dry in the garage, and some errand-running today in sunny, 70F weather, it's still acting up.

My concern is that the internal lights are coming on while the car is in the garage, draining the battery. Also, while driving after dark, the interior dome lights and the map lights will reduce visibility in the rear-view.

Has anyone else seen this issue? I would rather repair it than take it to a mechanic, since I have a long commute and am constantly on the run.
 

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A couple of days ago, it snowed a wet, slushy snow. I noticed after leaving work that the interior lights were all staying on, and that the indicator on the dash showed that the rear hatch was "open". After pulling over three times to open/check/close the hatch, I am finding that there are no loose wiring connections, that the door is closed securely.

I haven't had any trouble with the electrical system other than the recall for the puddle lamps.

I was assuming that some of the moisture from the wet snow had just got into a space where the sensor is, but after two days of being dry in the garage, and some errand-running today in sunny, 70F weather, it's still acting up.

My concern is that the internal lights are coming on while the car is in the garage, draining the battery. Also, while driving after dark, the interior dome lights and the map lights will reduce visibility in the rear-view.

Has anyone else seen this issue? I would rather repair it than take it to a mechanic, since I have a long commute and am constantly on the run.
A couple of days ago, it snowed a wet, slushy snow. I noticed after leaving work that the interior lights were all staying on, and that the indicator on the dash showed that the rear hatch was "open". After pulling over three times to open/check/close the hatch, I am finding that there are no loose wiring connections, that the door is closed securely.

I haven't had any trouble with the electrical system other than the recall for the puddle lamps.

I was assuming that some of the moisture from the wet snow had just got into a space where the sensor is, but after two days of being dry in the garage, and some errand-running today in sunny, 70F weather, it's still acting up.

My concern is that the internal lights are coming on while the car is in the garage, draining the battery. Also, while driving after dark, the interior dome lights and the map lights will reduce visibility in the rear-view.

Has anyone else seen this issue? I would rather repair it than take it to a mechanic, since I have a long commute and am constantly on the run.
 
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