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Drivers side door chime and light go off intermittently

Dood is closed, I can be parked or sometimes moving and the
light on the instruement cluster and chime may go off.
This is for a 2006 Toureg

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Could it be that the little "switch" on the inside of the body panel; or on the door - on the "suspect" door be stuck on the "door open" position thus making all the bells and whistles going off !!

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The switch in the door is shorting out. I would have the door adjar switch changed.

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