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We have a 2010 Lexus GX460 and the door ajar light won't go off. The chime stays on and we had to manually turn off the dome light. Even with the engine off the light stays on the dashboard.

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The sensor inside the door latch is probably stuck. Try spraying some WD40 or similar into the door latch mechanism. Open and close the door a few times. Give it some time to soak in. If that doesn't work, you will need to have the sensor checked by a pro.

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Check all the door switches one of them might be broken or needs adjusted

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