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Interior light and door ajar light on when u pull the keys out still buzzing 1998 ford ranger

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Faulty door switch ie the little switch on the inside of door close piller,sometimes a little oil spray will fix this.adrian

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Try spraying wd-40 in the door latches, sometimes the switches stick and keeps the light on

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