Door open warning is staying on.

Asked by Jun 02, 2015 at 11:01 AM about the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Door open warning light stays on. All the doors are
closed

2 Answers

125

check the door jamb switches or as you put it the button which aside from turning on the courtesy lights also illuminate the dash mounted indicator. The boot or trunk as we know it here also has a door jamb switch which could be at fault. These are simple contact switches which close or complete a grounding circuit when you open the door or trunk. you may want to close the trunk repeatedly several time to see if you can get the faulty switch to reset or reseat properly. Once you have determined which one is at fault, get the shop to replace it knowing which one will shorten the repair time and cost. Otherwise they may have to remove each switch to test it and it will take more time...hope this helps, if not get your car scanned

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

PT Cruiser doesn't have a door jamb switch. It is integral with the door handle / latch

Your Answer

Chrysler PT Cruiser Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,730
  • #2
    Gypsy Rose
    Reputation
    1,550
  • #3
    Kelly Little Ashford
    Reputation
    1,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Beetle
255 Great Deals out of 9,511 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Focus
694 Great Deals out of 64,737 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Civic
716 Great Deals out of 53,659 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda CR-V
763 Great Deals out of 53,447 listings starting at $995
Used Chrysler Sebring
22 Great Deals out of 2,589 listings starting at $1,500
Used MINI Cooper
295 Great Deals out of 10,998 listings starting at $2,495
Used Honda Accord
909 Great Deals out of 78,521 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Camry
1,122 Great Deals out of 77,115 listings starting at $1,400
Used Ford Mustang
450 Great Deals out of 42,576 listings starting at $1,488
Used Ford F-150
3,338 Great Deals out of 225,656 listings starting at $1,250

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.