Mercury montrey. why does the warning light come on when the liftgate is closed? on 2006 Mercury Monterey

The liftgate power button inside nor the key button will activate the lift gate. The interior light does not go out after is turned off, draining battery.

by in Plymouth, NC on August 10, 2012
1 answer
ANSWER by on August 12, 2012
probably a shorted liftgate switch