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

 

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Visitor, 4.0L V6, Freeburg, MO, December 23, 2010, 18:59

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

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    torque wrench from Stewart's Auto Repair LLC, December 23, 2010, 19:16
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    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.

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    December 25, 2010, 00:53
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    Try lubricating the door latches first...sometimes that helps free up a sticking door ajar switch.

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