2000 Ford Explorer Q&A

2000 Ford Explorer Question: interior lights won't shut off draining the battery

When I close the door the interior lights stay on and drains the battery -
Answer 1
there is a door ajar switch that connect to the drivers door lock, it is probably bad. You will need to remove the interior door panel to access this switch. -
Answer 2
Try lubricating the door latches first...sometimes that helps free up a sticking door ajar switch. -