1995 E36 318i SE Saloon - "Door Ajar" lighting headache

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  1. 1995 E36 318i SE Saloon - "Door Ajar" lighting headache 
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    All doors are closed tightly, trunk and hood as well. Yet, the rear pillar light and footwells are constantly on. Blown relay? Or one of the door contact switches? Any help or suggestions is appreciated, no college today so just fiddling with the slab
     
     

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    I've moved this to the relevant section
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe9087 View Post
    I've moved this to the relevant section
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    Check this first.....

    http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/...k-what-t52071/

    Then you'll need to check the door switches
     
     

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    Wow. just read that thread. I'll wait till dawn to check that. I do have a problem with my battery draining, hopefuly it is just from my sound system. Thanks for the tip, would have never thought to look there.
     
     

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    Damn wtf, I sliced my sh*t open, all the wires are fine all the way through. Where can I buy a new sheath? What is this "halfords" place? Is that like Autozone?

    [Edit] Halfords sounds like sweet shop that only sells candy that kills you.
     
     

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    Just use black electrical tape to make a new sheath !

    Next thing to try is the door switches.
     
     

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