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What would make the Door Ajar light to come on and interior and running board lights stay on in a 97 Expedition?

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2009-08-05 05:00:26
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== == Mine was tested and it was the back hatch I sprayed wd40 in it and slamed the door harder than normal and never had anouther problem with it If that didn't fix it check to make sure that the relay switch in the fuse box is good. Well, the WD40 worked great on our 1998 Ford Expedition. Sprayed all the doors and it has worked fine since. Wes Harris

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I am not a mechanic, however as an electrician it sounds like the running board lights are wired to the same relay as the interior lights. To check this, simply crank the truck, leave all the exterior lights off, turn on the interior light, then walk around the truck and look at the running board lights. If they are on then turn the interior light off and the parking lights on, check to see if the running board lights come back on. Depending on the make and model of the truck, I could be way off in left field and this info may not apply. uuummmm.....programing?

the fuse that controls the interior lights, running board,an rear wiper is blown. it is a 15amp fuse in the panel. Also,try the cluster dimmer position since it controls the running board lights and exterior mirror lights as well.This dimmer is located next to the headlight switch.Good luck!

I had the same problem. On my 1998 Ford Expedition XLT. Spray WD-40 on all the door jams. This should take care of problem.

Probably one of your door switches. These are the little nipple looking buttons that tell the truck when to turn on the lights (when you open the doors). You should be able to push it shut with your finger and see if there is still voltage going through the switch to tell which one is bad. There is no real short cut for this.

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I had the same problem on my 1998 Ford Expedition XLT. Spray some WD-40, in all the door jams including the hatch / back door. This should take care of problem.

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If you go to the parts store they will tell you, and since your there you can also buy them.

run a wire from battery positive to an inline fuse, then to a switch that you have to install in your dash. from the switch to the lights, then to ground. turn on switch, lights should work.

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