On my directional head panel it states that the driver side door is open when it is closed causes the interioir lights to stay on and also since this has begun it also does not allow me to open the windows when i have the driver side door closed i need to opent the door half way open and then it allows me to open the doors. any idea how i can fix this or what is causing this
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Re: driver side door showing open when fully closed
U need to replace the switch called a door ajar switch, it is defective and causing this problem, it is located in the front of the door opening it has a punger that moves in and out as door is open and closed. Here is a photo
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This is likely caused by a defective door ajar switch inside the door on the door latch. I do not have any specific info because this make is not sold here in the USA and that is where Fixya is located.
the DOOR CHECK is broken. There is a screw are at the opening handle trim and the arm rest should have a screw. then the plastic clips, hold the panel to the door. You may pry gently to get the panel off, if you have to force it apart, not all screws are out. The window handle has a small clip holding it, it pulls out towards the knob, be careful that it doesnt fly off and you lose it.
Try to close the door fully by pushing it forward (may require several hands pushing at once) which may reset the lock and latch. If it closes, but still doesn't release the lock, the interior panel must be removed to access the lock and latch directly.
Please check the aft track roller assembly. It is easiest to inspect from the rear of the van looking forward when the door is open. You'll see the rear hinge assembly clearly. The track rollers cannot be seen but you can pull outboard on the rear edge of the door--the door should not move outboard more than 1/8 of an inch. If it moves out more than this or feels sloppy, suspect damaged/missing track rollers. This will cause the hinge to chatter in the track and "jolt". It will also cause the door to misalign during the close phase preventing the close motor from properly engaging. Replacing this part is no easy task but doable if you are good with cars. Check back here for more details if you want to try it, otherwise get a competent mechanic or the Honda dealership to do it.
open door fully there are most likly going to be screws in the door look carfully some are hidden then take a flat head screw driver and carefully pry the door panel off go all the around all that is holding it on are plastic pins if you breck them you can buy them at almost any part store
I removed all 3 switches from driver and passenger door, which is really easy with a flat head screw driver. took them completely apart, very carefully, with a small screwdriver out of a christmas cracker. put them back together again and 2 switches started working, so I put 1 in the drivers side and 1 in the passengers side so now my drivers door window opens and I lean over to open the passenger door. cool, no money spent...yet ;o)
These problems are usually caused by a faulty blend door actuator which controls the position of the air mixing door, and in vehicles with more than one air zone (passenger/driver, front/rear, etc.) there will be a door/actuator for each. These electric blend door actuators are self-calibrating - there is a feedback circuit (wiper type potentiometer) that tells your HVAC control the position of the door. It is not unusual for this potentiometer to wear causing loss of signal at various positions, which then will cause erratic movements of the door (if the circuit fails to open circuit or shorting, the door will default to fully open or closed - i.e. hot or cold air only).
Probably a bad door switch or a malfunctioning body control module. If it's an analog problem it could be the door switch (usually driver's side) or a broken wire in the harness going into the door as the constant movement of the harness when opening and closing the door eventually affects the wiring.