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Boot keeps opening wont close at times,boot open light on constantly,only essms to happen when weather cold

Boot keeps opening ,notification light constantly on,only in cold weather

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Hi Gary
Same problem here. Did you ever get it sorted?

Posted on Dec 10, 2013

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SOURCE: 1997 Jeep Wrangler Door Lock Gets Stuck in Cold Weather

Shopping list: Spray can of "White Lithium grease" and a spray can of WD-40 or similar penetrating lubricant, and spray the door latch assy, inside out, with WD-40 first. Even if you have to put window down & aim spray nozzle from top at area of latch, and soak it. Stick the nozzle inside the key slot also, and give it a few squirts. After you let it sit for a minute or 2 start working the lock on door, lock ,unlock, lock, unlock, until you feel it getting easier, now do same with key, until it starts to loosen up. Once you get it working freely, give it a few minutes, and do same with "white lithium grease". That will hopefully protect it from seizing (rusting) up again. Every once in a while when you think of it, give latch another shot of lithium grease. I usually try to do mine before & after winter, or whenever I start to feel it getting a little stiff again. Worst thing is the glass you have to clean if you aim spray too much toward glass, but small price to pay for not having to pull door panel off. If your door panel is easy to get off to allow for better access to back of latch assy, that would definately be better, but that's up to you & your experience with tools. Then you can be sure you got all the related linkages lubed where they need to be.

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SOURCE: 2000 lincoln continental door open

all fords/lincoln/mercury have a door ajar switch on all 4 door latches you can change just the switchs & some have a door conrtol module i have seen somw fords internal wiring & just pull the door ajar bulb out or just ignor it

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SOURCE: my door ajar light stays on though all doors are

check your what they call a pin switch located in your door jam it`s like your interior light switch it might work of the same switch

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SOURCE: my golf mk4 tdi boot wont open atall

I take it this a normal key not a electronic one, normal key has teeth,get some powered graphite from the parts store,hold open the little key entry door on lock,spray in graphite(plenty),move key in and out of lock until smooth,more graphite,put key in lock, gently turn key side to side,more graphite,work the lock,everything should loosen up, never use liquid lubricants on locks

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SOURCE: the boot wont open on my vw bora

2001 vw bora 1.6 key wont open boot working lock ok. lift pad nothing happens ,no power at multi plug to activate cylinder ,what could be the fault

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