|Originally posted by maybenot:|
i glued a thick washer to the trunk lid to make sure mine was pushing the pin switch all the way down(was also the ajar light switch).
Someone did a switched trunk light swap here that would solve your problem as well, can't find it right now but I am sure now that I mentioned it someone can and will post it. To be honest it really is a good idea and I always wondered why GM didn't install them at the factory when they built these cars. they were available at the time for other models at GM as map lights in the passenger compartment of many other models. But I think someone, Might have been 82 TA at home who found a suitable replacement from VW I think, but don't take my word for it, I have been known to be wrong as my memory is shot.
If you just want to make sure it is the trunk light causing your battery drain problem the easiest way to find out is simply unplug the light or remove the bulb. If the battery drain stops that is definitely your problem.
I found one of the threads on replacing the original light with one that has a built in switch.http://www.fiero.nl/forum/Forum2/HTML/132197.html
I do believe there are a couple of others but that gives a couple of different switched lights that will give you a switched truck light you can turn off and on.
Technology is great when it works,
and one big pain in the ass when it doesn't
Detroit iron rules all the rest are just toys.
[This message has been edited by 84fiero123 (edited 06-21-2014).]