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199 Ford aExpedition. Dome and running lights will no shut off. All doors incl tailgate have been securely closed. Please help!

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Check the door locks take off the trim panel on the doors and go to the latch at the back of each door and check that the wire is connected and that it's clean this is a ground when the door is opened the interior lights come when you close the door they shut off if the wire attached to the locking latch in each door is broken or corroded or unplugged they can fall off the lights inside will stay on it only takes 1 bad wire for this to happen also check to see if you door pin switches when you open the door by the hinges on the frame about halfway up you'll see a pin or button like switch on all doors again one bad one is all you need and the running board lights are probably on the same circuit oh yeah there's a tailgate latch to and or a pin switch so take off all panels and look for the bad wire and in the frames where the doors close in the front and back doors those pins are in the front part of the body where the door post are the rear tailgate it's in the frame on the side near the top to stop draining the battery till you find it take out the interior light fuse for over night parking

Posted on Nov 13, 2018

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SOURCE: 1999 Mercury Sable Dome Light won't shut off

Check the dash light dimmer switch. Perhaps it's set to have the interior lights on, when you turn the dash lights all the way bright, turning it a little more turns the interior lights on. Let us know how you make out.

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Ford taurus door ajar light stays on

have you had the door panel apart before for anything, the switch is on your latch inside your door. I hope this helps you. I am just trying to be helpful, and will help you all the way through your repair if you like, My compensation is my rating. please be generous..lol

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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SOURCE: interior lights wont shut off?

you have to put a wd 40 in the part that lock the door.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: rear tailgate indicator light stays on

take the panel off the tailgate and check ur tailgate latch and or switch. may need replacement . be sure not to slam the tailgate down too hard anything, could damage the latch

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Dome light won't go off on 2004 Saturn Vue

check for wire rubbing under the headliner bare wire on metal roof panel from the dome lamp harness

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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