Question about 1997 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

2003 ford focus 2.0L door ajar light wont go off

All doors and trunk closed and light stays on. what to do what to do

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 218 Answers

Hey Jared..my name is Keith..and what you have is a bad door sensor..and you will have to see and figure out which one is bad..i had a bad sensor..after awhile the door ajar light would go out..and then when someone opened the passenger door..then the door ajar light would come back on..so i replaced the door sensor on the passenger side and it fixed the problem..i hope this helps

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

  • MARK KELLEY Mar 28, 2012

    A scan tool that suports pid data will show you which door ajar switch is bad.It will read open with all doors closed. Hope this helps,Mark ,retired Ford Tech of 25 years.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Is the door ajar and door light switch the same


Im pretty sure they are. Check all your door switches to see if one is stuck or if the button or rubber cover has popped off. The switch may think that the door is still open.

Oct 09, 2014 | 2003 Ford Focus

2 Answers

Door ajar light and buzzer stays on when I'm driving my 2006 ford focus


This problem is caused by one of the door ajar sensing switches being defective, it is a common fault in Many Ford cars and light trucks. Each door has a switch and two at the tail gate door. The switches are attached to the side of the door latch and very hard to replace, since you would most likely have to detrim at least two doors to find the bad switch the most prudent thing to do is have the dealer scan the door ajar waring system, the scan will indicate exactly which switch has the problem.

Jan 25, 2012 | Ford Focus Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2004 ford focus the ajar light stays on and it beeps


check all doors for a broken pin switch, this switch deactivates the ajar light and also shuts off and tuns on interior light when door is open or closed

Sep 23, 2011 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Door ajar message


one of your door latch assembly is showing the door ajar,you will need to take it to Ford when it is raining and light is on for them to tell you which assembly is at fault

Dec 23, 2009 | 2003 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

Dead battery, door ajar lights stay on, is seners not working?


Make sure all doors and trunk are properly closed. If light still stays on, you'll need to track down which door switch is causing the problem. Also make sure the interior light switch on the light controller is switched off.

Aug 16, 2009 | 2003 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

I have a 2001 ford taurus ses, and the interior light stays on for a long time, sometimes it won't even shut off, also on my dash board the light for the doors and trunk stays on all the time what can I do...


buy a can of PB BLASTER lubrecant at your local parts store and spray all your door latches and trunk latch really good with it, then open and close each door 10 to 15 times this should free up the door ajar switchs that are stuck

Feb 19, 2009 | 2001 Ford Taurus

3 Answers

2003 Explorer door ajar light stay on when all doors are closed


I had this problem on my 2003 explorer and took WD40 and gave the lock mechanism a good dose where it meets the clasp on the door jam. Then open and close the doors a couple of times to get them working. They get gummed up and sometimes have a tendency to stick.

Dec 29, 2008 | 2003 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Light staying on


This is usually caused by the switches sticking in the door latches. Try spraying some WD40 in the latches and open and close the doors a bunch of times that should take care of it.

Dec 23, 2008 | 1999 Ford Taurus

2 Answers

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

Dec 18, 2008 | 2003 Toyota Corolla

5 Answers

Inside lights


Remove "Door Ajar" switch. Clean the switch and use a graphite type lubricant (I recommend "Dry-Slide") to lubricate the actuator on the switch. Reassemble the switch.

The switches are located inside the door panels, attached to the catch mechanism.

1) Remove interior door panel.

2) Using a T-27 Torx driver, remove the 3 bolts holding the catch in the door.
2a) The door ajar switch is the only part on the mechanism with the 2-wire harness.
2b) The switch is located at the rear catch for the sliding door.

3) Using a small flat screwdriver, gently lift the black tab on the catch mechanism and rotate the switch to remove it from the catch assembly.

4) Using a rag, clean the small round actuator and apply a small amount of graphite lubricant to the actuator and work the switch so it moves freely.

5) Reassemble the catch and the door.

Jul 20, 2008 | 2003 Ford Windstar

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Dodge Caravan Logo

1,158 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8140 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...