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"Door Ajar" signal on dash panel stays on even when doors are clo

I have a 2005 Pontiac G6 that when you get in the car and start the car and go to drive, the Door Ajar signal on the dash panel beeps that a door is ajar. All the doors are closed though and also it doesn't lock my locks automatically anymore when I drive like I use to now. When I hit the lock button in the car it locks all the locks but the drivers side. What could be the problem? I also have just experienced the same problem, the door ajar light came on even though the doors were all shut, opened and closed all to be sure someone didnt fully close one of the doors. The interior light comes on as well, after opening and closing the door the light initially goes out only to come back on again, after repeated atempts to keep it off I was forced to turn the dome light off manually. The car is a 2008 model, only 9 months old, I'm a bit disapointed to have trouble this early. Back to the dealership I go..

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  • nascar_fan Feb 25, 2009

    Thanks for the help Chris, you were correct, it was a broken door latch on the front passenger side, thankfully it won't cost me anything because it's still under warranty. I did a lot of reseach and this seems to be a common problem for the 2005 g6. Sadly GM haven't learned thier lesson and are still using inferior parts on thier cars, tisk tisk.. I'm not one bit sad the big 3 are nearing bankruptcy, if they built quality cars at an affordable price they wouldn't be in this mess.

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There should be a switch mounted( or more than one) in the door jamb that tells the car when the car door is open...i will probably look like a little plastic plunger...might be broken off or bad internally

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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    Chris Kieninger Feb 25, 2009

    i agree....glad its gonna get fixed for you

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