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Sticking door ajar switch ( mounted on the backside of the door latches inside the doors) or something not closed properly. To fix this, spray some WD 40 into the door latch assemblies, (all of them, including the rear hatch) and operate the doors a few times to free up the sensors.

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Q: Why does the door ajar light stay on in your 2002 explorer?
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