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1997 Tarus dome light and floor lights will not go out.

I have an intermittant problem in my 97 Tarus. On occasion, mostly when in a warm climate, the dome light and floor lights will not extinguish when the front passenger door is opened and then closed. I usually have to manually turn off the dome and leave the floor lights burning until a timeout switch extinguishes them. Also the Door Ajar light stays lit and the door locks will not activate.

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    forrestcraig Jan 07, 2009

    Thanks. I Wondered where Ford put those pesky switches since the doors lacked the venerable plunger switch in the door jam.

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This is usually caused by the switches sticking in the door latches. Try spraying some WD40 in the latches and open and close the doors a bunch of times that should take care of it.

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

  • mstrouse23 Apr 22, 2011

    Worked like a charm...Thank you

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