Question about 1996 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Sometimes my interior light will not shut off

I have a 1996 ford taurus and sometimes the interior light and the door light will not shut off . How can I fix this

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 100 times.

    Sniper:

    An expert who has posted more than 50 answers, of which 90% or more were rated as helpful.

  • Expert
  • 93 Answers

Their is a door sensor in your door jam that turns on your lights. If you look in your door jam where information stickers are. You should see a rubber gromet about the 3/4 or a inch long. If you can push that in you have found the door sensor.

Odd are this sensor has gone bad and needs replaced.

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Where can i located the interior light fuse 1996 ford tarus


it is under the left side of the dash there is a switch for each door spray wd-40 in each door latch and slam the door several times after it sits in there for a few min if you leave the key in the ign and car off if the chime rings then the drivers door switch is bad

Aug 12, 2012 | 1996 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Interior lights will not go out, reading advise it says, maybe door switch (one located on each side of door), how do you adjust or make them properly function so the lights go out?


It will not be that at all.. The relay is the faulty item causing this problem. Ford has had this problem on all makes they have with dome and interior lights staying on
Just replace the relay

Jun 14, 2010 | 1996 Ford Taurus

2 Answers

1998 ford taurus interior lights wont shut off


Turn the knob on the dash near the headlight switch.

Apr 02, 2010 | 2003 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

1994/1996 taurus not sure which, but the dome lights


courtesy light switches are incorporated into door latch.a good dose of WD40 or equivalent sprayed into latch sometimes works.check dimmer switch on dash.

Oct 10, 2009 | 1996 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

1998 Ford Taurus under the dash light on the passenger side will not go off, how do I shut it off?


Do all other interior lamps come on and go off when door is open and closed. Check dimmer switch to see if it is turned all the way up for interior lamps.

Jul 15, 2009 | 1998 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

"Door Open" light and interior overhead light won't go out


Squirted WD40 on all door latches and trunk latch. Operated(opened & closed) several times and "Voila". Problem Solved. Charlie

Jun 20, 2009 | 1996 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

I have a 2001 ford taurus ses, and the interior light stays on for a long time, sometimes it won't even shut off, also on my dash board the light for the doors and trunk stays on all the time what can I do...


buy a can of PB BLASTER lubrecant at your local parts store and spray all your door latches and trunk latch really good with it, then open and close each door 10 to 15 times this should free up the door ajar switchs that are stuck

Feb 19, 2009 | 2001 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

96 taurus wagon interior lights and power windows


just a guess but Id look for a bad chasis ground. I say this cuz the interior light switch for the door is a normally- open - grounding. The test for this theory would be to run a jumper wire from the neg batt terminal to the body, or from the eng to the body/chasis.

Jan 03, 2009 | 1996 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Ford 1998 Taurus - interior light stays on


first lets understand that every door has a sensor . and that sensor is in the door latch assembly . and over time this latch gets sticky and needs cleaned.
what i have found is WD40 worked very good for me.
make sure you spray a large amount into each door latch trying to wash out the dirt and dust .
the go around to each door and open and shut them to work in the WD40. and then go around one more time and spray again. this will help remove any thing that has been knocked loose.
then just wipe down your doors . and if the sensor isnt broken your light will work like they should.
good luck
paul

Oct 02, 2008 | 1998 Ford Taurus

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Ford Taurus Logo

Related Topics:

241 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

63577 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21981 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...