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Old 03-07-2010
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Door Ajar Warning?

Mine stays on sometimes, and it keeps the dome light on and drains my battery, anyone had this happen/know a solution? tried reopening and closing doors, turning ignition on/off, checked if the tailgate might be doing it, but nothing worked.
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shoot some WD-40 in both door latches and open and close the doors a few times. its crazy but most of the time that fixes it.
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will try that
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I had to do it a couple times on mine - 'cept I took the latch mechanism out and cleaned and lubed it - I didn't know it would work by spraying it inside the door.
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well i soaked it a little, and the light did go off when i went out a few hours ago, we'll see how it goes tomorrow.
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well well well, twas that simple after all. and while i had the WD in my hand i fixed my squeaky tailgate, and sticky hood hinge.
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WD-40 FTW!!!

A man without WD is... f*cked!
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Isnt it amazing how easy some things can be? This happened to me when I first bought my truck and I took it to the dealer to just ask and see what could be wrong. The guy walked out with me and sprayed some WD-40 in the jams. 3 years later no issues with it lol.
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it's definitely an essential tool, i need to remember to save some space for a can in my cab

smart straw is genius too
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the latch likes wd40 haha
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i see a face in the latch
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I tried this but the alarm still goes off when you open the door (with no keys in the ignition...is this normal???
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Alarm? Like the door chime? Weird!!
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are your lights on? haha
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your ignition switch is probly sticking and needs lubed with grafite
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whats better than WD-40? aero kroil. ask my dad (gibeyerson) that stuff is magic.
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