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The door ajar light will not turn off when door is shut

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Sometimes you can get something caught in the door, like the unused seat belt or a floor mat. The mechanism might be faulty, or the light itself. I'd suggest closing the door more firmly, after making sure nothing is getting caught in it. Then if it is still on, you might want to take it to a shop. Good luck.

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SOURCE: 2001 sable door ajar light will not go out.

it could be a ground problem from batterie to car body or engine to car body make sure you have good ground at vehicle body

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SOURCE: Door Ajar Warning Light Stays On

Our Ford Expedition & an Olds Silhouette Premier & both did the same thing. Someone online said to spray the inside door where the metal connects with the frame & sensors are there with WD-40. We did & it fixed the problem. Maybe this will work for yours.

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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The sensor for the lights is in the door latch spray some GOOD penetrant in the door latch (WD 40 IS NOT A PENETRATING OIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) open and shut the door several times after you let the penetrant soak a bit Liquid wrench, PB Blaster, BG Penetrant, are good
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SOURCE: dome light staying on and door ajar is light is off

next to the head light switch there is a roller switch. roll it down one click tell me what happens. sorry if you already tried this. good luck.

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SOURCE: 2005 f150 "Door Ajar Light Always On.. Even with all doors shut..

What happens when you remove both switches, and wires? What happens when you use a jumper wire acros both wires, on both doors?

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