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Why would the door ajar light on a 2003 Ford Expedition stay on even though all doors are closed?

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2005-09-13 08:12:19
2005-09-13 08:12:19

Try spraying some lubricant in the latch mechanism. It worked for mine. I had the same problem on a 97 model. I bought and replaced one switch and within 2 weeks another acted up. I completely doused the latch mechanism with WD-40 first to remove any grime then followed up with silicone spray. That was 5 years ago and not a problem since. I still give it a shot for good measure once in a while when I give it a good wash and wax. your problem is door switch, which is located in side the door by the latch. You have t take out the door panel toaccess the switch. After you have taken out the door switch you have to look through the opening of the door panel and you will see a little switch about 2 inches long with two wires to it. They are usually colored. You have to twist this switch in order to take it out. It is a little difficult since the area is small. After you have taken it out take it to the dealer. Be precise on which side you need it because each side has a different part and they will not fit right on opposite ends. You have to twist it back into place and then replace the door panel and your good to go.

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