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The door ajar light is on and won't go off even though all doors are closed also keeping the interior lights on. Is it the sensor and what can I do to fix it without taking it in?

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Hello Jessielucas.

In each door latch (not the handles) there is a switch that activates the lights.
You can try to free the sticking switches by spraying a light oil in through the latch openings.
After spraying open and close the doors to try to loosen the sticking switch.
If it fails to free up you may need to remove the inner door panel to get to the inside of the latches.

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