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2003 Explorer door ajar light stay on when all doors are closed

2003 Ford Explorer door ajar light stay on when all doors are closed. When driving, door ajar light stays on even though all doors are fully closed. I have young childern and my wife gets very concerned thinking one of the doors is actually open. Remote able to lock doors but interior lights remain on, remote locks doors but cabin lights and mirror lights stay on.

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  • jayasprui Dec 31, 2008

    I have the same problem. It happens intermittently. 2003 Ford Explorer.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    Have the same problem.

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    I have this problem and when it happens the dome lights as well as the mirror lights stay on. Also, the keyless entry pads don't work this this problem occurs.

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    2003 ford explorer, Low speed vibration from front end (4WD) when
    slowing down to stop.Not heard at high speed. Seen some TSB's about possible trasnfer case needing reprogram on axle speed.
    Could this be possible to really do or cause vibration ? Vehicle
    has 60K miles.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    i have a 2003 ford explorer and last week, the door ajar light would stay on constatly. and at the same time the driver side door lock on the door panel wont work, and the dome light stays on even after the car is locked for like 20 minutes. its getting very annoying

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    Door Ajar indicator is on even though all doors are firmly closed. Keeps convenience lamps on even though the doors aren't open.

  • MIKEMCSHARRY Apr 04, 2009

    2003 Ford Explorer door ajar light stay on when all doors are closed. When driving, door ajar light stays on even though all doors are fully closed. I have young childern and my wife gets very concerned thinking one of the doors is actually open. Remote able to lock doors but interior lights remain on, remote locks doors but cabin lights and mirror lights stay on.

  • gstpierre Apr 19, 2009

    My Door Ajar light on my 2003 Ford Explorer stays on too. How can i get it to turn off? All the doors and hatch are shut. Why is this happening?

  • Doug Franks Sep 10, 2013

    ive got the same problem ive traced it to the wiring in the door just goots figure what one cant even leave the keys in the ignition with the car turned off because the warning buzzer stays on until I turn the key to on

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    2005 hyundai sonata

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    central door light wont go off despite doors are closed

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    key is in ignition in off position and it keeps beeping until I turn dash lights off

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Once I turn off and exit car they go off. Can anyone help? No doors ajar.

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I had this problem on my 2003 explorer and took WD40 and gave the lock mechanism a good dose where it meets the clasp on the door jam. Then open and close the doors a couple of times to get them working. They get gummed up and sometimes have a tendency to stick.

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The door switches sometimes stick. Spray some WD-40 or similar lube on them.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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You need to replace the door jamb switch inside the door that is affected. Probably in the door used most...Drivers.

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