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Hello, have something i wanted run by you. I have 2005 xg350. I changed the vanity light the other day and immediately the trunk ajar indicator came on. The light for vanity still didnt work after putting new bulb in by the way. But now if im in car with door closed and I hit the on and off button for vanity light it turns the trunk indicator light on and off plus it makes a ticking noise and dims the headlights. When I open the door to get out of car the dashboard goes completely black but the trunk light adjar light shows again.i went to autozone to scan the issue but nothing came up. I will also say my airbag light has been on for a yr and now when I turn my car on it blinks a couple times acts like its going to stay off then after 3 secs it on again. I saw someone post this issue in 2011 with a 2003 xg350. But no one really gave any help. Any suggestions would be good I gave to take it to tysinger dealership Tuesday but by then I probably wont have a battery plus my track record with them isnt to great. Thanks Shantae

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Try removing the bulb out of the vanity and see if the other issues clear up. sounds like there may be a short in the unit.

Posted on May 13, 2014

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SOURCE: door ajar indicator stays on

you may just need to adjust your door jams they may not be closing properly, the other thing you can try is opening one door at a time and putting your finger on the switch usually in the lower l/h corner of b piller and see if the light goes off if not this may be the problem and replace the switch

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SOURCE: 2005 audi a8 trunk + upgrades for ipod integration

I had exact same problem, but what I found out was a three step solution to the problem.
1) The trunk lock above the trunk lid tself - sometimes looses coiling retention for the lock to work properly, which in effect does not properly lock wrap around the pull down electronic unit located in the body of the car/trunk that catches and pull the trunk lid down SOLUTION: check and make sure lock is works properly. you cab check by opening trunk and locking it with remote key, then pry the lock with a screw driver to see if it unlocks or stays locked

2) The motor catching unit in the body of the car/trunk that catches the lid and draws it down can be off balance (sitting too low to catch the lock (upper trunk lid with lock) to pull it down and stay locked. Have a mechanic - Audi preferrably, check the positon and allignment to adjust it, so it can catch trunk lid and lock to stay locked. HOPE THIS HELPS!

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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SOURCE: "Door Ajar" signal on dash panel stays on even when doors are clo

there should be a switch mounted( or more than one) in the door jamb that tells the car when the car door is open...i will probably look like a little plastic plunger...might be broken off or bad internally

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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I could not find this switch either, It is actually located in the door latch on the door jam. Switch is somewhere inside. Took my truck to mazda dealer and had it replaced. Anoying problem.

Posted on Sep 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Ford Taurus SE 1999. Dome Light - Door Ajar indicator problem.

i must say that i feel your pain with this,, my door ajar light does the same thing but my dome light doesn't come on when the doors are open, i have to flick the switch on the dome light to make it come on. In my opion and i stress my opion it saounds like a issue with the body controller, im not sure what ford calls it but it controls all the body functions, i dont think the low coolant light is connected to the body contoller but i dont know this for sure, i think that light is controlled bny the engine ecm. some times a dealer can connect to the body controller and see if there are any fault codes for circuits that it controls and or monitors, also they can reflash or update the configeration and or calibration level cause ford release's fixes for issues all the time, same theory works for any control module on a vehicle. i dont think any of the auto parts stores have the right program to connect to bofy controlers but i could be wrong, worth looking into. i only put up with mine cause i use it as a beater, if you are worried about your dome light staying on and drianing your battery then you could pull out or disconnect the dome lights for the time being, its not a fix but just a band-aid.

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

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