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Got a lancer 2000 sedan and my door light stays on after I close the doors. i think its the drivers doo sensor because when I slam it it goes off, but when I drive along the light comes back on. can anyone inform me where the sensor is on the door. thanks

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    jason_vassil Feb 10, 2012

    light is on the dashboard.

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    jason_vassil Feb 10, 2012

    cheers for that. Im onto it to see if I can fix it.

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    jason_vassil Feb 11, 2012

    hey Dennis can the switch be sprayed and lubribated or is it better to replace with new/second hand ? cheers

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    jason_vassil Feb 13, 2012

    cheers Dennis.

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The door ajar sensor that is causing the problem is located on the door latch mechanism inside the door. Yes they do have a sticking issue that is why you have this problem.

Posted on Feb 10, 2012

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    yadayada Feb 11, 2012

    No it is sealed and no way to lube, it would just make it worse.

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