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Hey everyone...as i drive, my car keeps telling me that the left rear door is ajar, it keeps beeping and interior lights go on, and my doors randomly unlock at stop lights. I brought it into the dealership (about 2 months ago) and they replaced the left rear door sensor, that didnt work, so they thought the new sensor was bad, so they replaced it again, still nothing, so they ordered a new BCM (body control module) and still nothing, my mod's are in my sig. They had 2 SRT techs talk to me about it and they both had NO idea what was going on, they checked the way my gauges were wired up and they said it could be one of the gauges causing a short somewhere? But my gauge set-up i have had in my car has been like that for about a year now, (aem wideband, and aeroforce scangauge) and i never had any issuses, this is my first issue with my car, it only has 9,800 miles on it. I am kind of lost when it comes to electronics, my buddy is an ASE certified tech and installed the gauges for me, and he said he used the power from the cigarette lighter for them. If anyone has any clue on what there is a should try, let me know, i'm probably just going to take my gauges out and see if that fixes the issue. The dealership said they dont know what else to try so they basically gave up on me...
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i have the accessory in the cigarette lighter tapped for my radar detector and aftermarket radio, and have had it that way for over a year. Guarantee its not that lol.
It sounds like the switch that locks and unlocks the doors is bad to me
"I just cant help thinking, thanks to all sorts of things, the environment, the economy, problems in the middle east, the relentless war on speed, cars like this will soon be consigned to the history books. I just have this horrible, dreadful feeling, what im driving here, is an ending..." - Jeremy Clarkson
More funny things happen, as i was snooping around my wires i accidently tapped my clutch pedal...and come to find out, when my clutch is tapped the slightest bit, or pushed at all...the door ajar light goes out...and when i hit the brake, it goes out also, but if i am just cruising not using the brake or the clutch it is on, i can just sit there stopped though and tap the clutch and as i tap and let go of the clutch the door ajar light goes...open, close, open, close, open, close, however many times i do it...where should i look first if that is the case?
gotta be a wiring issue then up under the dash maybe?
yep, that is acctually what it is, when i push up the slightest bit on the OBDII sensor, the door ajar light goes out, so i now just need to find the wire that is causing it to short or ground out, there are so many wires down there that can be moving haha..im gonna try to figure it out today when i get out of work..hopefully its as simple as just taping a wire up somewhere.. so much for dealerships..they are useless.
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