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check every door switch and see if one doesn t have a collasped spring or other obvious damage, other than that , there would be a short and is more involved
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Why does the dome light stay on all the time in a 1997 Ford Ranger?

The door ajar switch is sticking, just spray the door lock mechanism on the side of the door with WD-40. My 97 ranger had this problem yrs ago while under warrenty. I took it in and they replaced the door ajar switches. The whole thing would have been around 200. if not under warrenty. Still had to (MORE)

Why would the dome light in a 1997 Ford Ranger stay on after the doors are closed?

It IS a door switch. But a mechanic's computer might indicate right front door when, actually, in an XLT (2000) the suspect switch is in the left rear door. Two hours later, after pulling three doors apart, he discovered this, disabled the switch in five seonds, and now the problem is solved and I s (MORE)

Why does the dome light in a 1999 Ford Explorer XLT stay on after all doors are closed?

Because you have it set to the ON position. Set it to the Auto On position. same problem as the Taurus and Sable Dome light problem. I just bought a 1998 Ford Taurus SE and right away I noticed the Dome light wasn't even coming on. The 2 map lights did work. I asked the previous owner about it, bu (MORE)

Why does the dome light of a 1999 Ford Ranger sometimes stay on for awhile after shutting the door?

I do not know but my 1999 also has this problem, but it does not seem to happen in cold weather, which suggests to me that it sould be a problem with a solid state device, such as a computer, transistor , or chip. Answer If you searched this site you would have found the answer, anyways if you tak (MORE)

What controls the time the dome light stays on after door is closed?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nIf you are asking this because your dome light stays on, it is a VERY common problem on the Rangers. if you take it to the dealer, they will replace the door switch inside the door and it will fix the problem for 6 months or so. The way i fix it (i do this every 4 mo (MORE)

Why do the dome light and the door ajar light stay on in a 2001 Ford Ranger truck?

3 Step Cleaning & Lube This is a common problem and is caused by the door switch plunger sticking (due to dirt, other elements or rust). This can often be corrected by performing the following: 1. Thoroughly spray the door switches (on each door) with: . Cleaning spray - clear the sludge out (MORE)

What is wrong if the dome light stays on?

You possibly have a shorted or broken switch on one of your doors. These work by earthing out when a door is opened The manual dome light switch is on. More than likely it is the door switch. The switch is located in the door latch and the door panel must be removed to service.

Why does your dome light stay on while you drive your 1996 trans am?

If you have the door shut and the interior lamp will not go out, it is most likely because you have a defective door jam switch. The switch will either be located in the door jam and will look like a small plunger, or will be integrated into the hinge itself and will not be visible without removing (MORE)

Why does the dome light stay on while driving a 1996 Pontiac Trans Am?

There are at least three reasons why your dome light may stay on while driving: . Dome lights typically have three settings: (a) on while the doors are closed, to allow the driver to read maps, etc., (b) on while the doors are opened and off while the doors are closed, and (c) off, whether (MORE)

If a 1995 Ford Ranger dome light stays on you where is the door switch?

Answer I had a similar problem with my 95 ranger and had to resort to pulling the fuse to turn the dome light off... Make sure that you lubricate the latching mechanism on both doors. A part of the latching mechanism on my driver side door was sticking, so even though I had my door shut tight and l (MORE)

What causes the dome lights to stay on in a 1996 Ford Explorer?

Dome lights won't turn off . On my 1995 Ford Explorer, just to the right of the headlight switch. on the dash is a vertical switch that has the word dim below it.. This switch dims the guage lighting, but if it is turned all the way up. all the dome lights will stay on. Just move the switch do (MORE)

2003 Lincoln navigator dome light stays on when the car is off. But when you start the vehicle the dome light turns off.?

Navigator dome lights . \nThis just happened to me the dome lights would stay on as if a door was open . i took it to the dealer and they fixed a sensor that was bad.I love my navigator and all the comforts but it is such a pain when the electrical parts start going bad because it doesnt affect j (MORE)

What would cause the dome light to stay on and not go off?

Answer . \nOften there is a switch on the dashboard, or an "on" function to an existing switch, such as a dimmer switch. It merely needs to be turned "off" and doors closed, to watch for light going out, notwithstanding any timer or short convenience period.

Why does the dome light in a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire stay on?

Answer . This may, or may not help, as my Sunfire is a few years older than yours.\nMy dashboard light dimmer switch has a built in dome light switch. When turned past maximum bright, it turns the dome light on.\n. \n. \n. \nFriPilot

Why does my dome light stay on in my Mercury Sable?

The most common cause of a dome light staying on in a Mercury Sableis electrical issues. If a fuse becomes disconnected or is loosethis can cause the light to remain on. Check the dimmer switch and the plunger switches in the door jambs.

2002 Ford Explorer dome light stays on?

Check the dash to see if a "Door open" indicator is illuminated. if this is the case, then check all your doors and ensure they are all closed properly. If the interior light still doesn't turn off, your door switch may be stuck in the open position. To check which door is in the open position, turn (MORE)

2002 Mercury Sable dome light stays on?

The switch located on the door frame may be broken is a dome lightstays on in a Mercury Sable. The switch may need to be repaired. Ifthat is not the issue, a mechanic can diagnose the issue. Anotherway to help find a solution is to look in the owner manual orrepair book for the car.

Why doesn't my 2006 dodge ram dome light stay on?

I have the same problem, it is nerve racking. I open my door and I get about 10 seconds of dome light and then it turns off. I have scoured my users manual and still noting. HELP! Disconnect you negative battery cable for about 20 seconds. You will have to reset your clock and radio stations after (MORE)

Why does my Subaru impreza dome light stays on?

The dome light in my Impreza has a three way switch that in the full rear position remains off even with the doors open. In the middle position it is on auto so that when a door is opened it comes on. And in the full forward position it stays on constantly. If yours has a switch you might try moving (MORE)

Dome light stays on 92 plymouth laser?

Check to make sure that the light switches in the doors are workingproperly. Also, check to see that the dash light dimmer is notstuck on high, as this setting will cause the light to stick on.

Why do the door ajar light and dome lights stay on or come on while driving in a Sable?

3 Step Cleaning & Lube This is a common problem and is caused by the door switch plunger sticking (due to dirt, other elements or rust). This can often be corrected by performing the following: 1. Thoroughly spray the door switches (on each door) with: . Cleaning spray - clear the sludge out of (MORE)

98 navigator dome light stay on all the time?

\nThis is a common problem. One of the door switches is not working properly. Just spray some PB Blaster into the lower portion of the lock mechanism on each door and work the mechanism a few times. Mine was the switch on the rear liftgate.

Dome light stays on 2001 slk320?

When the dome light stays on in an slk320 one of several thingscould be causing it. A door switch could be bad, the manual lightswitch could be stuck, or the light relay could be stuck. Any ofthese could cause the problem.

What is wrong 1994 Mercury Topaz head light stays on?

Your day time running module is defective. It is located behind the right headlight near the fender (passenger side). You can unplug the module and your headlights will work as normal, however without the headlights coming on during the day. You can replace it if you like or not.

1996 Ford Windstar dome and interior lights stay on?

One solution is to check the dash dimmer switch, it could be the cause if it is rotated all the way up which turns on the interior lights on. Much more likely one of the door sensors is sending a false open signal - extremely common in the Windstars. Luckily it's an easy fix. See "Related Questi (MORE)

Dome light stays on when the car is off on a 2004 Taurus?

Has the instrument panel dimmer wheel switch ( just to the right of your headlight switch ) been rotated all the way up ? That turns on the interior lights when the doors are closed Do you get false 'door ajar' warnings? If so, this is a very common problem - See "Related Questions" below for mor (MORE)

Why does the dome light stay on even while driving on a 2002 Ford Taurus?

Check the dash to see if a "Door open" indicator is illuminated. if this is the case, then check all your doors and ensure they are all closed properly. If the interior light still doesn't turn off, your door switch may be stuck in the open position. To check which door is in the open position, turn (MORE)

Why do the boot ajar light and dome lights stay on?

because you probably have them on dome lights are a setting on most cars there sould be a switch somewhere on the car. and the ajar is because you probably have a door thats not shutting all the way. thats from my car experience. if you still have trouble look on the owners manual