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Door ajar light stays on along with dome light

Hi. I just bought a 1999 F350 and the door ajar light stays on and the dome light kicks on when I hit the brakes. I can hear a clicking sound when I brake and the light comes on. After a minute or two the light clicks and goes off, but the door ajar light stays on. Thanks for the help!

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  • derfla2001 Feb 22, 2009

    same problem, after opening a door, the dome lights come on and won't go off. When I get in to drive, the door ajar light comes on, stays on. And the dome light will go off when we start moving, but at each and every stop, the dome light comes back on along with the exterior truck bed/cab light. Mine is with a 2000 Ford F350 diesel.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    door ajar light stays on and beeper and lights flashing keep coming on and all doors are closed how can I solve this problem

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    comes on and off and the dome light comes on and stays on,,, have sprayed the door with w-d40 it helps it goes out at times but comes back on

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Dome light on along withdoor ajar light on dash,no open doors

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    upper rear lights stay on


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I know the problem. Mine does it too. The fix is easy. Open & close doors to find which one is causing the problem. Open that door panel and find the release latch at back of door. There are 2 wire harnesses attached to the latch. Unhook the wires and spray sockets of latch. There is a ballbearing that gets stuck in switch. Lubricate that ballbearing and work latch manually several times. This problem will reoccur occasionally especially when there has been a lot of rain. Good Luck

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Same here, mine does it too. I have replaced the switches in both doors (226,000 miles) They arent easy to change but after a couple times they get easier. The cost is low and its worth it as they last about 1 1/2 - 2 years
Good luck

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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