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2009 caravan manual liftgate is down and latched but "gate" warning light on and interior lights stay on and will kill the battery. Where is the problem?

Not much. Looked at the gate switch and wires through the interior access hatch. Removed fuse to keep battery from going dead.

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The lift gate activates a contact. This contact must be integrated in the frame of the lift gate. The contact does not switch.
Either it has to be adjusted (mechanical in right position) or it is defective, then you have to replace it.
Regards Mike (Germany)

Posted on Nov 20, 2014


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