JoinedJul 28, 2010Messages1,805Reaction score508Points113LocationWhats ring on the sides and hi in the middle-OHIOVehicle Year2003Make / ModelGets Mo ChicksEngine Size4.2 straight 6 powered by gremlins, goblins and also mudbloods.TransmissionAutomatic2WD / 4WD4WD
So I"m superstitious around a few things. One being that as shortly as you go the end of your way to perform something great with a car it will bite friend in the ass. Friend know, you to fill the tank complete of gas only to obtain in a wreck or prefer in mine case, I changed my oil on my having lunch break and also now mine door ajar irradiate is grounding on and also wants to leave my dome light on once I park the truck. I have actually trie slamming every the doors, closing lock softly, and also it is weird due to the fact that if I gain in to journey the dome light goes away after a few seconds yet the door ajar light remains on. However when i park the truck the dome light will not revolve off. Ns have had to eliminate the 7.5 amp fuse to obtain the irradiate to turn off. This wouldn"t it is in an worry if that exact same fuse didn"t manage my wipers. Anyone run into this before or recognize why my door ajar irradiate is acting favor this? I execute not get any sort of door chime either.

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If friend google it friend will watch Ford truck(ranger) "door ajar" light is a common issue.There is a move in the door"s lock mechanism, they no longer use the "plunger" format switch in the door jambThis door move is OPEN once door is closed, and GROUNDED when door is openedThe wire for these switches goes come the GEM(generic electronic module), as soon as it look at a ground on the wire is transforms on Door Ajar light.There is no means to phone call which door switch has the problem but................since motorists door gets way more use..........Often spraying WD40 into the lock mechanism will gain the move to OPEN when door is closed, slamming the door won"t help, lol.It deserve to be a bad/failed switch or even a cable in the door exploit that has actually rubbed bare and is now a Ground all the time.If spraying through WD40 doesn"t settle it climate you will must take the door panel off, begin with chauffeurs side, locate and also unplug the switch wires, check out if Door ajar light is off now, if not you will need to do the very same with Passenger door simply to be sure.If door ajar light is tho on v both switches unplugged then difficulty is wiring or the GEM module itself.GEM is behind the radio and you have the right to test the door move wires in ~ that finish to see if one is grounded all the time, if no then GEM is bad
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^ Yep.Ultra usual issue, I"m not sure why that isn"t a difficult somewhere. Typically WD40 or other similar spray oil will work.
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JoinedJul 28, 2010Messages1,805Reaction score508Points113LocationWhats ring on the sides and also hi in the middle-OHIOVehicle Year2003Make / ModelGets Mo ChicksEngine Size4.2 straight six powered by gremlins, goblins and mudbloods.TransmissionAutomatic2WD / 4WD4WD
I"ve i found it this only happens when someone else rides through me or I acquire in the passenger next door for some factor so ns think it might be in the passenger door. I will certainly spray the doors and update through results. Thanks.
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JoinedApr 12, 2016Messages23Reaction score0Points1LocationSouthern AlbertaVehicle Year2001Make / ModelMazdaEngine Size3.0 LTransmissionManualMy credoYou ain't grounding till friend can't move the old girl.

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Jan 12, 2018
I just pulled the pear on my old truck sent from my iPhone utilizing Tapatalk
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JoinedJul 28, 2010Messages1,805Reaction score508Points113LocationWhats ring on the sides and also hi in the middle-OHIOVehicle Year2003Make / ModelGets Mo ChicksEngine Size4.2 straight six powered by gremlins, goblins and also mudbloods.TransmissionAutomatic2WD / 4WD4WD
sprayed both doors and opened and closed a few times each. So much so good. If difficulty occurs again then I will update. As for now it seems like the difficulty is fixed. My critical truck did the exact same thing and also spraying the doors never ever fixed it. Ns either had actually to drive v the wipers on and also my dome light on or no wipers and also no light. Irritating come say the least.
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Jan 12, 2018
Thanks because that the update
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My 99 would often do this after driving through a auto car wash however never if ns washed the myself no one a hefty rain. Only a auto carwash. That never influenced my wipers yet after a few hours it clearing itself. I never took the time to research it. Thanks for the post!Sent from mine iPhone making use of Tapatalk
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JoinedOct 12, 2016Messages19Reaction score2Points3LocationMinnesotaVehicle Year2001Make / ModelFordEngine Size4.0LTransmissionAutomatic
happening to me also
I"ve got the supervisor cab, v the extra ago seat door. I"ve been acquiring an intermittent Door Ajar light. If i slam both the extra door and also main door, it seems to stay off.I"ll shot spraying the lock device with WD-40 and see if this subsides!Eric