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Hey guys, I am having a little problem here. The door ajar light is always on on the dashboard, and I tried spraying wd40 in the latch. This did not work. So, I took off the door panel, disconnected all the plugs, buy can’t seem to find the DAS (door ajar switch). If anyone knows where this is, please let me know.
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Try something stronger than WD-40. Grab a bottle of PB Blaster, and use the hose attachment to spray it into the lock mechanism. Trigger the latch a bunch of times. If this clears it up, give it a few days then use some white lithium grease on it. I've found on all three of my Taurus/Sable cars and PB Blaster was the only thing that fixed it (I lived with it on the first two). From what I read (I didn't pull the door apart) it's dirt and grime that gets in and jams up the mechanism.
 

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I took out the door ajar switch and found this… I cleaned it up with some q tips and toothpicks. but the problem persists. I kept the original door ajar switch in there though, and it worked for 30 minutes. Then it went back to not recognizing the door.
 
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