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Have a 1995 Infiniti J30 where the door locks keep unlocking

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have a 1995 Infiniti J30 where the door locks keep unlocking when I attempt to lock them (either via the manual key, the remove, or the interior door look switches). Also, noticed that the ignition key switch light seems to stay on permanently. Have had to disconnect battery to be able to lock the car.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: As soon as door lock switch is pressed, it locks then immediately unlocks. If I attempt to manually "push" the interior lock closed, the system literally is "fighting" me to reopen the lock.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Infiniti
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 1 year ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

This sounds like a fault with the ignition switch itself possibly.If it is shorting out internally it can keep part of the ignition on which in some case can keep the locks from locking like this here.I would have this tested further to see if this is the cause here for sure and if found to be at fault it will need replaced.

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Thanks Pete