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Old 01-22-2010, 09:10 PM
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Default Door Ajar Light

All of the doors in my truck are closed and the light keeps coming on sayin that they are open. Does anyone know how to disconnect the door ajar light and also the seatbelt lights too.
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:29 PM
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spray the door latches with wd-40 and slam them shut hard a few times
it will take care of it. mine kept doing it last year haven't had a problem since.

spray in these things with the wd40
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:37 PM
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spray the door latches with wd-40 and slam them shut hard a few times
it will take care of it. mine kept doing it last year haven't had a problem since.

spray in these things with the wd40
Yup, do that it's a tried and true method.
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Old 01-22-2010, 10:29 PM
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i have this probelm form time to time. if the wd-40 dosent do it have 3 great-big russian-co-workers bounce your truck unitl the light goes off.
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Old 01-24-2010, 05:43 AM
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ha i was wondering if i was the only one with this problem, i'll have to get out there today and spray it down!
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Old 01-24-2010, 07:34 AM
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I need to do the same thing to mine
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:17 PM
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What i use was some Freeze Off. And sprayed it in the latches like said above. Because my light would not go off even when i shut the door. I had to remove the fuse to make it go off. Once i did that i never had that problem again!
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:32 PM
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i do the wd-40 trick every time i hand wash my truck just spray it in the latch area before you clean up your truck and you can then clean up the over spray or runs , nice habit to get into..
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Old 02-09-2010, 01:28 AM
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I had the same problem... did the wd 40 thing, helped for a day... or two... then I got mad and got a couple latches from junked trucks at the Junk yard.... both off low mile trucks installed on, and kept the other on hand... solved the problem... so if the wd 40 doesn't work... the latch is a good idea.... to check which latch is causin the problem open all your doors and use a screwdrive to close all the latches... then go through and jiggle the latch with your screw driver...... WATCH THE PAINT...... you will be able to figure which latch is havin the problem the replace or clean or wd 40 it... mine was the lower latch on the back door....
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Old 02-09-2010, 01:30 AM
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I usually have the problem with my interior lights not wanting to go on while the doors are open, which 99.9% of the time is after being out in the desert beating on the truck. Once i spray the latches down and slam the door a few times it is fixed.
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Old 02-09-2010, 04:59 PM
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The wd40 method worked for me. Took a few applications, and a couple of days though.
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Old 02-09-2010, 11:17 PM
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One of my latches was bent so i bent it back and then sprayed some WD-40 and it works great.
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Old 02-19-2010, 06:16 AM
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If the WD-40 seems like it's not working, you need to slam the door harder. give it all you got haha it will go away
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Old 02-12-2012, 02:24 PM
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Default Re: Door Ajar Light in Ford or Mazda

As many of you my know the Mazda B3000 is a Ford Ranger in disguise. I loved my 93 Ranger, but he got squished and I had to replace him with a 1996 Mazda B3000. The door ajar light has been a problem for over 4 years, occasional, but just this past week constant. So I tried everything, even removing the panel under the dash and could not find the chime. So I GOOGLED it and this was the best answers I kept finding, over and over again. So this morning - I did SPRAY WD40 and lo and behold NOTHING, no chime, no beep, just a nice truck running. thank you so much for being out there for me.
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Old 02-22-2016, 12:27 PM
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Default Re: Door Ajar Light

Isn't the switch the L shaped piece above and to the right of the latch? Closer to the door skin?

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Yup, do that it's a tried and true method.
I posted this below but thought it should be with the picture.

Isn't the switch the L shaped piece above and to the right of the door mech? Closer to the door skin?

My driver side (what I think is the switch) was inadvertently pulled out and therefore not working.
I'd like to just close the connection with wires going through door but not sure which wires are for speaker and which for switch.
Any help would be appreciated.
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