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How do you locate the sensor that controls the overhead light in a 1998 Ford Ranger?


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2015-07-15 21:08:17
2015-07-15 21:08:17

I have had the same problem since it was almost new, the dealer said it is the switch in the doors that sticks. I never had it fixed since I would have to leave it there. It's not readily accessible, you have to take the door panel off. All I did was take the bulbs out of the overhead light, the "door ajar" light still will shine, but rather than have a dealer fix it, I can do without the dome light---buy a flashlight, it's cheaper!

just spray light oil in your doorlatch. that worked for me have to do it about once a year

The dome light switch is located inside the door, adjacent to the door latching mechanism at the rear of the door. A common problem with those is that the dome light stays on. This is caused by the switch sticking, and can be remedied by a good spray of WD-40 in the door latch area. Open and close the door a few times and it will usually free itself up.

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The sensor is intergrated into the door latch. If it is not working (and the door chime stays on) spray it with WD 40. This almost always works.

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It is similar, but the controls and sensor plugs are different.It is similar, but the controls and sensor plugs are different.


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