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Ford Galaxy Automatic 2.8 1996

The boot door light is constantly on even though the door is shut

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Try slamming it shut push down on drivers side dont just let it shut under its own weight if this turns the light off then its just a case of re ajusting the locks bearing in mind how old the car is

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Spray some wd-40 to every latch door and see f that help the lubricant must to be aply on the door latch

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