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MY DOME LIGHTS STAY ON EVEN WHEN ALL THE DOORS ARE SHUT ON MY 96 WINDSTAR THE DASHBOARD IDIOT LIGHT STATES THAT THERE IS A DOOR AJAR BUT ALL DOORS CLOSED. I CLEANED ALL CONTACTS ON BACKDOOR AND SLIDING DOOR

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Spray lubricant in the driver's and passenger door latches. One of the switches in the latch are sticking. Open and close the door several times to free up the switch.

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