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Sensor problem with our sequoia 2002, sight driving motion

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sensor problem with our sequoia 2002, sight driving motion causes locks to disengage and engage becoming more frequent. sometime the dome light is on and the red dashboard indicator light when all dorsa are shut, if I go around and re shut them till it goes off. Now the alarm randomly went off nobody near the car.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 11 months ago.

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These issues are all happening because of activity on a door ajar circuit. The problem could be one of the ajar circuits shorting to ground in the harness but that's most likely not the case. Odds are one of the doors isn't closing correctly or one of the ajar switches is bad. If no visible problems can be found with the switches or with the doors or adjustments, then odds are one of the switches is bad. They can be unplugged one at a time to see when the problems stop and then that switch can be replaced, but care needs to be taken to not allow the ajar switch wiring to be lost in the door jamb.