There's an easier way. I can only answer for the coupe though. Inside the cup on the door there is a pop out panel. Use a flat head screw driver and pop it out, you will then see two phillips screws. Remove and lift the assembly out. Disconnect the wires and pop the switch out from top.
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Typically it is the drivers front door switch that is stuck. The BCM or GEM module can be scanned to find out which door is causing the light to stay on. Once you know you can replace the switch. They are available from ford and money time from your local NAPA. the switch is mounted to the door latch. The door panel will need to be moved and if it's your first time replacing a switch it will be easier to remove the door latch to see how it mounts.
Hi, to remove the front door panel, remove the plastic surround from the inside door handle. It contains the seat switches and door lock switch. It is held in place by four pressure clips, so you should be able to pull straight out. Remove the wires to the switches. Next remove the window switches by inserting a small, flat screwdriver under the forward end by the window lockout switch. Carefully pry upward. Remove the wires if you want to make removing the panel easier.
The triangular panel on the inside of the rearview mirror will need to be carefully pulled inward but NOT REMOVED. You might be able to do this with just your hand. Remove the white/red marker/courtesy light at the back side of the door panel. A small flat screw driver at the back side should release it. Remove the wire. There are two phillips screws that need to be removed. One is in the opening where the window switch panel was, the other is behind where the red/white light was. After those two are removed, grasp the door pull handle and pull STRAIGHT UP. Don't try to pull inward.
you need to remove the door panel as the bolts holding on the mirror are on the inside. roll down the window.,as the door panel has to come up and out. This is easier done with the window down especially for reinstallation of the door panel. Remove the power window switch assembly ,handle, screws,and the clips that hold on the door panel.you need a flat pry tool for the clips.they pop out of the holes in the door.once the panel is off,the plug for the mirror and the nuts are removed.the new mirror and seal is replaced and the door panel re attached.
check for binding by interior door slide if looks good remove trim ring around interior handle and on plastic lock slide use a dry lube or graphite if still not releasing remove panel --2 screws in arm rest/door grab than carefully pull straight back starting at bottom corner might need a screw driver to release the plastic clips on panel if u have help once panel is off they can hold panel away or you can push out switch panel and remove door panel out of the way check the lock rod plastic clips for damage and or binding repair or replace problem replace panel -good luck
if problem is mechanical you will need to remove inner door panel and lube lock mechanism if its electrical you need to test for power at the lock actuator which is inside the door panel the power will switch from one pin to the other depending on wether you are locking or unlocking if you have power to both pins when pushing switch both ways actuator is bad you can remove actuator a nd use manual lock till you can replace with new
More that likely, the plastic guides that run up and down the "window regulator" are broken. If you take off the door panel, check for broken plastic pieces in the inside of the door shell. It is a common problem. However, the fix is not that easy - or cheap. It requires replacing the entire "regulator" with a new one. The repair requires removing the door panel, taking off the screws that hold the dual rail regulator and cables and unplugging the motor. The new regulator is about $70 from RockAuto.com or you can order from Autozone for around $105-115. I can't find anyone who sells it without the motor which is probably not bad. However, replacing the whole thing is much easier anyway. I'd suggest that you get the new one before you remove the old one. It is a lot easier to see how to take it out if you know what it looks like.
first with the L/F window lowered, remove the door trim. Before disconnecting window switch, raise the window all the way up . Now, look inside the door to where the lock cylinder is. You need to unclip the attached linkage to the lock cylinder. Remove "C" clip, ( careful you don't damage outer door panel ) securing cylinder to door and remove lock.
Remove the light cover at bottom of the door and pull out the screw pry up the black switch panel and remove the screw from behind that. pry off the black plastic triangle pcs at the front of the door above the arm rest , then lift straight up on the panel ( unplug window and locks) and light wiring at bottom after lifting door panel