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Electrical issues door ajar light on when all doors are closed, side mirror lights and dome lights stay on when car is shut off and locked,and doors will not automaticaly lock at 10 mph and the drivers side door lock button will not work All of thes issues started about the same time

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One of the switrches are stuck. they are attached to the door latch. start at the drivers door and spray penetraing oil on the latch mechanism, LOTS, now repeatedly close /open the door like 20 times, and see if that gets it bajk working, you may have to do all of the door latches. if not, a mechaninc may need a wiring diagram to determine which switch is bad.

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Sounds like one of the door switches is broken. On your model, it could be a small plunger by the front of each door jamb, or the latch itself. Check them all for visible damage first, then test each on for function.

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