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Door ajar light - 1999 Ford Expedition

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    Door ajar light stays on with all doors shut and keeps interior lights on draining the battery

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Check all doors for a faulty switch. Each door has one. Look at the door too, Ive seen rust holes or dents preventing the light plunger to be pushed in. Inside every door, push plunger in one by one., including the rear hatch. Let me know how you make out, and if it's not the problem we will go from there

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Your best bet would be to find a Tech like this guy , with the right diagnostic equiment . Door Locks Go Crazy 1 Unless you know how to do automotive electrical testing . Your door ajar switch is a input to a body control module . or GEM as ford calls thiers .
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courtesy light switch , is door ajar switch an it's part of the door lock actuator . Light on coming on ? Not going off ? The ajar switch is a input to the GEM module , fords BCM - body control module . The GEM will energize a relay to turn on the lights .
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