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Why the interior light of 1997 Acura rl stays on when then the door is closed.Even though the switch is set to door.

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One of the switches are not closing when the door is shut or the switch is faulty.

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Do you have mirror above or near your front windshield? my lights stayed on a couple of times, and I had to get out my manual and see where to click them off. I think when I put my sun visor up it clicked it to the on position on the mirror. I don't have the same type car as you though, but that could be where your problem might be.

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SOURCE: Interior Lights and Door Ajar light stay w/beeping noise.

Try spraying WD-40 into the door latching mechanism (door side). I learned this fix after two battery replacements, but have only had to spray twice in the more than seven years of ownership

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 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.

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If I am not mistaken, the plunger is located in the door with the latch. Most of the time you can just pull the door panel off and adjust the switch. After opening and closing the door, they get knocked out of adjustment. I sincerely hope that this helped you. Take care and best wishes.
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SOURCE: where is the door switch? mine acts like the door isnt closeing and the interior light wont go off

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.

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SOURCE: Interior lights won't come on when the doors are open.

a door ajar switch is the problem. It's not hard to fix just a little tricky. you can do either do 2 things get it scanned and it shoule tell you what door switch is giving the problem. or save some money and one by on unplug the switches and jump the switch until the light goes out....and then changes that switch

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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