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Dome light stuck on...HELP!

I've search for this problem on here and can't seem to find a fix. 1996 2.3 2wd 5spd XLT....The interior dome light is always on when the fuse is in. I have it pulled right now so it doesn't stay on all night and when I drive. Is there a known fix for this? Is it an easily accessible ground or something? HELP! lol, thanks everyone.
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Did you check the dimmer switch? When you turn it all the way up it will click on the dome light.
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If that doesn't work, try spraying the door latch with wd-40
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If that doesn't work, try spraying the door latch with wd-40
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If that doesn't work, try spraying the door latch with wd-40
then open and slam it a few times and it will take care of the problem. i did this a year ago and no problems since.
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It's a little late to slam my door lol, but I sprayed what I had, PB Blaster...in both door latches. I'll put the fuse back in tomorrow and slam them both a couple of times. Thanks for the tips...Ford tricked me, I was lookin ALL OVER for a damn switch.....thanks again. I'll keep this update if it works tomorrow.
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Yeah, Ford sucked on this design. The "pin" is part of the latch. That's where the WD-40 comes into play to help free it up.
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If you spray it every once in a while, like at oil changes it will prevent it from sticking. Mine used to do it all the time until I got on a schedule every oil change.
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if it sticks closed then it would be turned off not on.
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Worked first slam....after a night of soaking in PB Blaster...all better now...just need a working fuel gauge now :( lol Thanks guys!
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