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Have a 2010 Highlander that the door ajar symbol on dash stays on and the dome lights stay on lights on doors goes out?

When each door is opened and shut the light on the door works properly but on the dash the door ajar symbol is lit and the dome lights will not go out. you cannot lock the doors except manually. and it chimes every so oftern.

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To temporarily solve the light problem, I taped a washer to the inside of the door where the door hits the plunger on the light switch. A permanent solution would be to drill a hole in the door at this spot and put a self taping screw in that will trigger the switch sooner. I figured out the reason the dome light stayed on is due to the courtesy light timer and the lights would have eventually gone off.

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Could be the sensor in the key switch telling you the key is still in the lock.

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