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Old 03-20-2011, 03:31 AM
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hey guys, on my way home from work i was driving the truck when i hit an average bump going approx 30 mph. my dome light came on and the door ajar light up in my dash as well as a chime was heard. I checked all four doors to make sure they were closed properly and continued on my way, well the next bump it happened again, and I am sure all the door were closed. w.t.h. anyone know what this could be. i have trouble believing its my door latches when the truck isnt even at 2k miles yet.
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:03 AM
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the bottum door latch on one or bouth back doors is gummed up and not closing when you shut your doors ( had to fix bouth of mine).
With front door open pull on the bottum of your back door, you will know which one it is.
Just clean and lube it & work it a bit.
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:52 AM
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the door sensor is on the latch mechanism inside the door, they are known to fail, instead of replacing the latch, I pulled door panel and cut the wires... just an option
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Old 03-20-2011, 10:40 AM
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thanks for the suggestions, i will look into that, i just hope thats not the case since the truck is barely broken in
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Old 03-20-2011, 11:16 AM
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the door sensor is on the latch mechanism inside the door, they are known to fail, instead of replacing the latch, I pulled door panel and cut the wires... just an option


In stead of cutting the wire i know on my 98 there was a plug for the door latches. Something to think about before cutting up wire that you may have to replace later on.
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Old 03-20-2011, 11:31 AM
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Its a warranty issue , bring it in . Thats a brand new truck
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:03 PM
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hey guys, woke up earlier today to check out my truck, I was looking at my suicide door bottom latches, one of them (the passengers) was closed and the drivers was opened. I just sprayed some grease in there and slowly closed the passenger side shut until it latched. Reopened and check again and the latch was back to being open. Success! . Drove for a bit over the same bumps that caused the issue and no problems. Thanks guys
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:09 PM
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next time go slower over bumps hahaha jk
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:14 PM
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next time go slower over bumps hahaha jk
lol, at least my truck can still go over bumps mister L/s 88
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:15 PM
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:19 PM
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:20 PM
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you are just mad you dont have one! lol
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:22 PM
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I rather have the fuel economy of my 3.55, heck if i could I would would have like 3.25 instead .
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:23 PM
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:27 PM
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perhaps I should have just bought the 2.3L instead, but i love my V6
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