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Re: Ford taurus door ajar light stays on
Have you had the door panel apart before for anything, the switch is on your latch inside your door. I hope this helps you. I am just trying to be helpful, and will help you all the way through your repair if you like, My compensation is my rating. please be generous..lol
I had the same problem. WD40 cured this in a flash! Be generous with the WD40 to allow parts to loosen and clean the "gue" that has built-up over the years. Several open and closings of the door should do the trick. Note that cold weather exasperates this condition. The best to you all in the new year!
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In the Ford Ranger, the light switch can be found in the door, right by the latch. You may need to use some WD-40 to get to work properly. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- zed bull
i must say that i feel your pain with this,, my door ajar light does the same thing but my dome light doesn't come on when the doors are open, i have to flick the switch on the dome light to make it come on. In my opion and i stress my opion it saounds like a issue with the body controller, im not sure what ford calls it but it controls all the body functions, i dont think the low coolant light is connected to the body contoller but i dont know this for sure, i think that light is controlled bny the engine ecm. some times a dealer can connect to the body controller and see if there are any fault codes for circuits that it controls and or monitors, also they can reflash or update the configeration and or calibration level cause ford release's fixes for issues all the time, same theory works for any control module on a vehicle. i dont think any of the auto parts stores have the right program to connect to bofy controlers but i could be wrong, worth looking into. i only put up with mine cause i use it as a beater, if you are worried about your dome light staying on and drianing your battery then you could pull out or disconnect the dome lights for the time being, its not a fix but just a band-aid.
the problem is door ajar switch located on one of the door latches
just inside the door. what usually works is spraying wd40 or an electronic lubricant prayed liberally into the
door latch and then opening and closing the door several times. the stuck
switch is usually on the door that is the least used door like the passenger side rear.
let us know how you make out.
PB BLASTER LUBE is the best to use on these latch assembleys you can buy it at your local parts store. spray all door latches really good and open and close doors 10 to15 times this usually frees up the stuck switch