Question about 1999 Ford Explorer
My door ajar light kept coming on like my door wasn't shut. But once I opened and shut the door while I was driving and relocked the doors the light went off. I pushed the lock back with my fingers and locked it . Now I can't get it to open, so I can close my door.
Hello and welcome to FIXYA, it sounds like you have two problems, first the door ajar switches in your truck are sticking, and causing the ajar light to remain on, and second the door lock actuator is shorted and getting stuck in the lock position. To repair the switches, obtain a can of brake cleaner and spray the door latch of each door for about 3 to 5 seconds, then open and close the door 10 times to work the cleaner into the switches. To fix the lock problem, you must first pull up on the knob in the door panel to unlock it. Then remove the door panel, and replace the door lock actuator.
Posted on Feb 07, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 19, 2014 | Cars & Trucks
Feb 27, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Nov 18, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Jun 26, 2012 | 2002 Ford Explorer
Jun 09, 2012 | 1997 Chrysler Town & Country
Aug 05, 2011 | Ford Thunderbird Cars & Trucks
Feb 22, 2009 | 2008 Pontiac G6 Sedan
Jan 31, 2009 | 1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager
320 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: