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2000 Ford Excursion diesel when shut off interior and running board lights stay lit for long period of time or won't go out at all which in turn causes the cars battery to go dead.

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You have a door ajar switch sticking in one of the doors. Start with the drivers door,open door and spray a liberal amount of WD40 into the latch on the side of the door. Then open and close the doors firmly several times. This usually unsticks them.

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Take you a can of WD40 open each door and spray it into the latch on the on the side of the doors then open and close it a few times,this will take car of the problem most of the time. Start with the driver door first it is usually the one.

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