my 98 ford escort 4 door, the dome light wont turn on when door is open , but will turn on when the switch is turned on?

Asked by Sep 05, 2012 at 06:47 PM about the 1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Does the light not turn on for any of the doors? If it turns on for the other doors it's probably the individual door switch.

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Right, it's one of the door ajar sensors, spray the door latch area with WD-40, these can get dirty and malfunction.

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