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

When I close the door the interior lights stay on and drains the battery

by in Freeburg, MO on December 23, 2010
2 answers
ANSWER by on December 23, 2010
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 by on December 25, 2010
Try lubricating the door latches first...sometimes that helps free up a sticking door ajar switch.