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Old 07-11-2005, 00:01   #1 (permalink)
Norris Smith
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Door sensors

I have a 2000 Ford Excursion. In older vehicles, doors had a plunger
switch to sense an open door. I cannot find any switch on the door or
frame. Where is the switch/sensor for an open door; can it be bypassed
or can the "door open" alarm be turned off?

Thanks, Norris
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Old 07-11-2005, 00:01   #2 (permalink)
JimV
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Re: Door sensors

Norris Smith wrote:
> I have a 2000 Ford Excursion. In older vehicles, doors had a plunger
> switch to sense an open door. I cannot find any switch on the door or
> frame. Where is the switch/sensor for an open door; can it be bypassed
> or can the "door open" alarm be turned off?
>
> Thanks, Norris


It's built into the latch.
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Old 07-12-2005, 09:01   #3 (permalink)
Justin Sturgiss
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Re: Door sensors

I also had this problem with my 2000 F-150 try spraying WD40 into the latch
on the door then opening and closing the door ten times. Repeat the process
4 or 5 times. This should solve your problem.
"Norris Smith" <nsmith001@comcast.net> wrote in message
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>I have a 2000 Ford Excursion. In older vehicles, doors had a plunger
>switch to sense an open door. I cannot find any switch on the door or
>frame. Where is the switch/sensor for an open door; can it be bypassed or
>can the "door open" alarm be turned off?
>
> Thanks, Norris



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Old 07-13-2005, 11:03   #4 (permalink)
stxlax99
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Re: Door sensors

I'm new to the group and was just reading some posts.I have the same
problem with my doors on my 98 Ranger. Thanks for the tip Justin I'm
going to give it a try.

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