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post #1 of 11 Old 02-09-2010, 07:13 AM Thread Starter
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Door Ajar light stuck on!!!!

Hey guys I'm about to buy this 2000 limited 4x 7.3 ex but the door ajar light is stuck on and I checked all the doors, where is the switches located for these damn things?
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Inside the door where the latch hooks.

The easiest fix is to just spray some wd-40 into the latch area on the door (again, where it actually hooks) and then open and close the door a few times. You'll have to do it on all the doors unless you know which one is the problem.

I have to do this about every 6 months or so.

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Very nice, thanks for the help!!
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Inside the door where the latch hooks.

The easiest fix is to just spray some wd-40 into the latch area on the door (again, where it actually hooks) and then open and close the door a few times. You'll have to do it on all the doors unless you know which one is the problem.

I have to do this about every 6 months or so.
Very good advice, I have found this to work many times in the past.

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One other tip, don't forget the back door... that can sometimes be the problem but is easily overlooked.

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On the back door, do all three latches have a sensor or just the top glass
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Honestly, I'm not sure, I just spray them all for good measure.

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When my light is on it has always been the back door.
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The back door has been the problem more times then not, but I've also had other doors cause the problem too.

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thanks for the tip. did this today. worked perfect. now i just have to figure why all the ele door locks dont fully work
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