: >: Our '03 Windstar (7100 miles) just developed an intermittent problem, where
: >: chime (apparently the directional signal "on too long" chime") will sound
: >: randomly for a few minutes at a time, even though the signal was not on. I
: >: can't figure out how to stop it, other than waiting for it to stop by
: >: The van was in for service today, and (of course) the dealer did not hear
: >: problem or find anything wrong.
: >: Has anyone else experienced this, or heard about it? If so, what was the
: >: Thanks.
: >There's a chime for the door ajar system. Cleaning the contacts
: >on the side doors with sandpaper and using WD-40 on the rear
: >latch usually fixes that problem.
: >Dan Mercer
: Thanks. When the chime was on, I ran through the status check on the dashboard
: information system, and none of the doors showed as ajar. Is it possible that
: the door ajar chime might ring even if the doors were reported as closed?
I don't think so.