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My liftgate is closed but my sensor is telling me it's not.

My liftgate on my 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee is closed but the sensor is telling me it's open. So, my lights stay on and it kills my battery. How can I fix the liftgate so it knows it's closed???

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  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    Same problem, liftagte window is closed but senors read it s open especially when going over bumps. warning "ding" goes off a lot because senors is not sure what is going on.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Is it not push style pin/plunger?

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Have you tried pushing the button in by hand/thumb and see if you can shut it off that way?

  • TIM HAMEL
    TIM HAMEL Jun 27, 2014

    it pushes up and has a stabilizer on each side that hold it, but one is covered with some sort of grease or lube at the moment

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Sounds like a defective liftgate latch assembly..ajar switch is part of latch..dealer item

Posted on May 17, 2009

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