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Door ajar light remains on

Door ajar light comes on when i turn the car off. the lights on the running boards remain on as do the interior lights

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One of your door switches sounds faulty, usually drivers door goes first. There's a little push-in button sticking out on your door post or a small lever type plastic thing where your door meets vehicle, that is your switch. You can try spraying it with contact cleaner or WD-40 & working it in & out by pushing it with your thumb, it may fix it tempoarily, but if not, it will have to be replaced. If your mechanically inclined I can tell you how to test it.

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It could be a bad door switch or a short in the keypad if you have keyless enter on the driver door

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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