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Door ajar light..door panel power lock doesnt work

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door ajar light on for...
door ajar light on for the last week. All doors are closed. door panel power lock doesn't work. remote still locks and unlocks the door
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6/28/2010
Ford Mechanic: Shawn, Auto Service Technician replied 8 years ago
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HiCustomer

 

 

 

Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The most common cause of the problem you are having is a either a sticking or defective door ajar switch, first try sprauing the switch with WD40 or penetrating oil then open ad close the door repeatedly to try and free up the stuck switch.

 

 

 

 



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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
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Ford Mechanic: Shawn, Auto Service Technician replied 8 years ago

HiCustomer

 

 

Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. This is a very common problem If that does not work then you will have to replace the switch. I can send directions if you need.

 

 



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Edited by Shawn on 6/28/2010 at 7:43 PM EST
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

the switches all seems to be good

Ford Mechanic: Shawn, Auto Service Technician replied 8 years ago
The switches are part of the door latch assembly, This is a very common problem If that does not work then you will have to replace the switch. I can send directions if you need. pIf the switches are ok then the the light would not come on.

Edited by Shawn on 6/28/2010 at 7:45 PM EST
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Ford Mechanic: Shawn, Auto Service Technician replied 8 years ago
Would you like me to send replacement instructions?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

please send the replacement instructions.

 

how do I determine which door switch is gone?

Ford Mechanic: Shawn, Auto Service Technician replied 8 years ago

HiCustomer

 

 

 

Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. If the door ajar light stays on when the key is on, and if the key is in the ignition but not turned on, and the key warning chime sounds with the doors closed, it is likely the driver's door ajar switch is stuck closed.

Stuck door ajar switches can often be freed up by spraying penetrating oil into the door latches from the outside, then working the latches and slamming the doors a few times.

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR DOOR AJAR SWITCH

 

 

CLICK HERE DOOR LATCH

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR DOR PANEL REMOVAL

 



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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

none of this worked.

 

But I evenutally did fix the problem by disconnecting the battery, and it seemed to clear the door ajar warning and the door lock now works too.

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