Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: What does the door ajar light mean?

asked by on

What does the door ajar light mean?

The door ajar light is located on the instrument panel, or on the driver information center (DIC) if your car comes equipped with the uplevel cluster. When the door ajar light is illuminated, one of your vehicle’s doors is not completely closed. Check all of the doors, including the trunk, and make sure they are all securely fastened. The door ajar light will disappear when all of the doors are properly closed.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. What does the door ajar light mean?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Lost oil pressure.

Sounds like it could be the oil pressure sensor. Have a technician test the sensor to determine if it is bad and if it needs to be replaced. I definitely would not drive it until that is checked because you...

Q: What fuel should I use on my car?

The ideal fuel for your vehicle is unleaded gasoline that has an octane rating of at least 87.

Q: Problem with two front doors.

Unfortunately, this is a common issue with the Grand Am's wiper system as they age. Either the wiper linkage has worn out and broken or the transmission in the wiper motor itself has stripped. The wiper motor will need to...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...