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Message says "door ajar" but no door open

No doors are open. My interior light stays on for about 1 minute, my mirror lights stay on for about 5 minutes and if I turn my car off and leave the keys in the ignition, I get a continual chime. If I lock my door with the key faub (?) I get two short horn beeps. Please HELP!!

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    Headlight chime, seatbelt light, and parking brake light stay on with doors closed engine on, seat belts buckled, headlights on, and parking brake released.

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There are 2 things we see on these models. 1st one is it could be a stuck door adjar switch. For this you can try and put WD40 into the latch on the side of the door, put a generous amount directly into the latch then close and open the door several times.This will un-stick a switch most of the time.
2nd thing it could be, open the door and look at the front of the opening between door and A pillar and you will see a black rubber accordian tube running between body and door,this is where the wires run from body to door. Sometimes a wire will break inside this.You can usually verify this by taking a screwdiver and trip the latch so that it shows the door closed(even though u have it open) then wiggle that harness and see if it effects the door adjar light.

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The door ajar switch in the drivers door is most likely sticking clean or replace switch which is located in the latch assembly

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Check the DOOR BUTTONS in the Jams One is giving the signal for Dome Light and usualy you can Just Roghly Push and reliece them and they get the right connection

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