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Old 02-14-2011, 02:51 PM
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Default Left Door Does Not Activate Inside Light

I have a 2003 Ford Ranger and whenever I open the driver side door, the dome interior light does not come on, however, when opening the passenger side it does. I have not made any modifications to the wiring, however, the previous owner may have.

Anyone have any thoughts?
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Old 02-14-2011, 03:22 PM
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Default Re: Left Door Does Not Activate Inside Light

the sensor is on the latch mechanism inside the door, they are know to fail. forcing the light to stay on, and dinger ring..... (I have done this to mine and others) and easy fix is cut the wires. or replace both locks, and use different key than ignition... think maybe someone has disabled it as I have mine?
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Old 02-15-2011, 09:33 AM
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Default Re: Left Door Does Not Activate Inside Light

Im not sure, I will have to look at that, I like having the light come on and all of that, being a firefighter it makes it nice to be able to have the light come on when I open the door so I dont have to fiddle around looking for something.
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:12 AM
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Default Re: Left Door Does Not Activate Inside Light

Spray WD40 in the latch mechanism on the door. Then open and close it a bunch of times. It will probably un-stick.
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Old 02-15-2011, 12:39 PM
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Default Re: Left Door Does Not Activate Inside Light

I sprayed WD40 and opened and shut the door and the light didn't reactivate, so, anyone have a guide on how to remove the door panel?
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