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Door ajar warning lamp staying on when all doors are shut. This is draining the battery. (runs flat fairly quickly) I have checked all doors and the only door light that is staying on is in the back (hatchback). I can not find the sensor for the hatch. Please help.

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    all lights stay on in cab even when doors are shut

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Take a closer look a the locking mechanism of the lock..if you see some wire or a single wire at the locking mechanism, then that is the door sensor of the trunk. it is mostly located at the latch where you close the trunk...

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    Loftur Hj?lmarsson Apr 02, 2011

    l found two wires in the back hatch daewoo lanos disconnected unplugged it but light stays on, so wire is touching metal somewhere i guess so its take bulb out i guess

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