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Inside lights stay on for about 1 hour after shut off

Door ajar light on, alldoors closed. Rear window wiper stopped working at the same time and alldome lights stay on. All happeneded at the same time. Also the doors do not lock when you go forward

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Try spraying some WD40 into all the latches including the hatch. the switches have a problem with sticking

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5) Reassemble the catch and the door.

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