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Location on door ajar switch for 2011 ford edge?

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As specified above it is inside the door attached to the "Door Module". You have to take off the plastic panel with trim facing the inside first. Then you see the door module. You have to remove the outer door handle, the latch screws, the window saddle clamp screws (and tape the window closed, remove the module screws and carefully maneuver it all out. The latch unit comes out with the door module. It is truly not meant to be a serviceable part. It is closed with steel pins with the head flattened that would have to be ground/cut off to get in to it.

Considering the possibility of damage I would have a replacement on on hand before I tried to just repair it.

I know all this because I just went through taking it off only to realize it is not easily serviceable and am ordering the latch module now.

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SOURCE: 95 ford windstar door ajar

These switches are inside the doors attached to the door latch assembles.If you know some one with a scan tool you can go into the body computer and see which one is showing open when all the doors are closed. The most likly one is the drivers side door or the two in the rear gate. I've replaced those the most.If you don't want to replace them you can unplug them and the lights will go off. Hope this helps. If you need more info let me know> Thanks Dan

Posted on Jul 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: door ajar and dome lghts

Probably a door switch, check them first. Go to each door with a can of penatrating oil, find the switch in the jam, give it a shot and work the button manually until they're all freed up. Watch the light while you do this to eliminate which one's causing the problem. Please post your results.

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 ford f250 door ajar

sounds like thats your problem,the drivers door is the one that goes bad the most,switch is located in door latch.youll have to remove door panel,and maybe latch,call a ford dealer and ask if you could buy just the switch or do you have to replace latch asm.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Ford Escape, dome light will not go off when

The door switch provides a ground to the dome light... so there is no danger to you if you want to attempt a removal of the switch. A rusted or shorted wire in the door switch (of any door) will keep the dome light on.

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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