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Door ajar alarm

The door ajar lamp is always lit on my 2005 Ford Escape even though all the doors and hatch window are shut. Also, the time delayed interior dome light does not go off when in the door mode. I'm sure these problems are related.

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    all doors are tightly closed and alarm goes off every five minutes sometimes even the interior light wont go out. what the problem

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The doorlach pin is faulty.
On newer vehicles it is inside the door on the locking mechanism.
It is stuck in the closed position, or has become dislodged.
Refer to your mechanic for repair.

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