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Power door locks open/close often while driving.

(2002 Ford Taurus)
in Cold Spring, MN on March 13, 2010
Without using the door switch or keyless entry, the power door locks open and close on their own. Also the dome light goes on/off on its own. On the dash, the door ajar light comes on intirmitently along with the warning beep.

What might cause this? The only thing I have had done recently is tire spin balance and this problem started after this routine maintainence was completed.

It is really wet here now---possible corrosion?
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on March 19, 2010
Electrical gremlins, that what it is! Really though, this sounds like an odd electrical problem. I would start by looking at the battery terminals and make sure they're clean and tight. Then check all the control modules in the car for diagnostic info related to this problem. Also, have your local shop check for technical service bulletins from Form regarding this issue.
on February 20, 2011
THE DOOR CLOSED SWITCH IS LOCATED BEHIND THE LATCH IT
IS STICKY OR BAD TRY SPRAYING IT WITH PARTS CLEANER OR PENETRATING FLUID
on April 10, 2013
I have had my 2002 ford taurus back for service 3 times and they can't find the problem. What should I tell the service department it may be?
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