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Old 10-03-2006
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Door Ajar?!?!?

Hey everyone, a while back some of you may of remembered that I took my doors off...

Well, ever since then my door ajar light will not go off, even though I have all the connections connected back together. Is there something else that would throw it off? Suggestions?

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maybe close the door?
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door trigger went bad
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do the interior lights turn off when you close the door?
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do the interior lights turn off when you close the door?
No, but after I drive about 10 sec. they'll go off, but the door ajar light will still stay on.

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No, but after I drive about 10 sec. they'll go off, but the door ajar light will still stay on.

Brenton

i would say it is the switch which is intergrated with the door latch or a wire that was not reconnected when you put the doors back on try to see if you can isolate which door is involved by opening and closing it to see if the interior light goes off... another idea is to shoot your door latches with WD-40 and see if it may just be a bad connection
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i would say it is the switch which is intergrated with the door latch or a wire that was not reconnected when you put the doors back on try to see if you can isolate which door is involved by opening and closing it to see if the interior light goes off... another idea is to shoot your door latches with WD-40 and see if it may just be a bad connection
what he said^^^
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now that i think about this more i think it may just be a bad connection in the door latch since mine did this a few years ago too... use lots of WD-40 or another contact cleaner in the latch and open and close the door sevral times to work it in and see if that fixes the problem
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everyones talking about the door trigger!!! goto ford its a 7 dollar part take off yoru door panel and look where the latch is it and ull see it pull it out and swap it.
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Where exactly is this part at so that I can spray it?

Could the doors not being alligned properly be an issue?

Brenton
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I had a similar problem and found that if the back doors wiggle at all top or bottom, it would make that happen. So I slam them now and make sure they are shut good and havent had the problem since. it was the pass. side rear door only.
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Where exactly is this part at so that I can spray it?

Could the doors not being alligned properly be an issue?

Brenton
it is the door latch that needs to be sprayed... and the alignment could be part of the problem too
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I was having that problem a while back too. I just disconnected the sensors all together, on both sides. never did like the light coming on if I had the door open anyway. oh, and security is not a problem, cause its messed up as well.haha. disconnecting them takes 10 minutes.
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Old 10-08-2006
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I sprayed everything.

So tomorrow I'm taking the doors off & re-doing everything.

Anyone got any door lock things? The black things that go up & down when you lock or unlock the doors?

And does anyone know where to get some window/lock/mirror switches other than Ford?

Brenton
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Somehow, it's fixed now.

But it has something to do w. the drivers side door, still.

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Somehow, it's fixed now.

But it has something to do w. the drivers side door, still.

Brenton

weird... def a bad connection though
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I can keep the drivers side door open & press the lock button & everything will flash like normal & the lights will go out, but if I do the same to the passengers side I have to shut the door for the lights to go out.

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