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96ChryslerCirrus: 'door' warning vs odometer miles, Dome light stays on.

96ChryslerCirrus:seatbelt in doorjam so door closed on it. Hit door with body to finish closing but failed. So opened door and laid seatbelt in further so could close door. When returned, the dome light had stayed on. Now must turn dome light ceiling switch off. But 'door' warning shows instead of odometer miles once start driving despite all doors closed, and gas pump icon stays lit as if low, but tank full. Except for gas warning, think must be some car door sensor ruined?

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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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Posted on Nov 28, 2012

  • Steve Hoffman Nov 28, 2012

    oil didn't work, but must have broken wire or something in there. Since car thinks door ajar, dome light stays lit of course.

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SOURCE: Door notification light flashes on and off several

Normal. No need to worry as it is perfectly normal.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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SOURCE: dome light won't go off

Maybe the fuse is faulty

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: door open warning and warning bell stays on.

sounds like the relay for the doors is stuck or faulty.... you can locate the relay in the fuse panel under the dash .... replace it and it should be fine

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Try your fuse panel.

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SOURCE: 2006 sebring dome light

there is a module that controls the interior lights.
get one from a wrecker.

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

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