The cars open door light keeps coming on

Asked by Oct 15, 2015 at 11:40 AM about the 2007 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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It's called a dome light, it is suppose to turn on when a door is open, turn off when doors are closed.

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This could be read many ways since it's a tad vague Audrey.. TS read it that way and I read it as, your doors are shut but the light comes on? Can you clarify?

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The switch on the door may be defective or need adjustment.

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Add a piece of tape to the DOOR surface that pushes the door switch so it's depressed a bit more. If no go remove the switch and clean its contacts or replace. Easy.

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