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I have a 97 Jeep Grande Cherokee, my rear hatch is close but I get an message telling me that rear hatch isn't close, in which it keeps my interior lights on and drains my battery

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There should be a switch in the rear latch assembly. This is under the panel inside the rear hatch. Unplug it & the lights should go out. The switch is available from the dealer. I replaced one in a newer model Grand cherokee with the same problem.

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Check the sensors and clean them with steel wool. the hatch may not be close to each other so check that as well you may have to loosen them up and tighten them again but try that first

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