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Toyota Camry 1991 door light stays on

Toyota Camry 1991 Ultima
I had a flat battery because the door lights stay on. I slammed each door but it doesnt go off. I looked at the manual and the fuse (no.5- Dome 7.5A)that is suppose to control the interior lights, personal lights, trunk room light ignition switch, clock and open door warning light has a black plastic fuse in it so in a sense it doesnt have a fuse.
At the moment I am disconnecting the car battery, but how can I fix this?
The warning light for the trunk door of my 2002 Kia Optima stays on all the time. It's running my battery down, but the battery still tests good and can be easily recharged. I've had it charged 3 times to start the car, so I need to figure out how to get that warning light to go off. My garage charges a lot for any work on the electrical system, so I'd rather get rid of the warning light if that would sove the problem.

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Replace the door ajar switch that is defective, short answer. But the issue here is any of the doors can cause the problem, since in order to replace this tiny switch the door panel must be removed to access the door latch the smart thing to do is have the dealer scan the BCM (body control module) and see which switch is causing the problem. Cost will be about $300.00 depending on where you live

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