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Q: What does the Door Ajar Light mean?

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What does the Door Ajar Light mean?

The Door Ajar Light is a helpful indicator that will let you know when the doors of your vehicle are open. For safety reasons, you should never drive with a door open. To understand the Door Ajar Light.

  1. The Door Ajar Light will come on if one of the doors on your vehicle is open.

  2. Before driving off, make sure all of the doors are closed properly.

  3. If all of the doors are securely closed and the light remains on, take your vehicle to get serviced.

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