If its running well I get the work done. So you actuator is moving rather than the needed rods. Only by key or manually from inside, I noticed that when I tried to lock it with the actuator hanging out. Bend it as much as you need to. Ended up taking maybe 6-8 hours, but I was learning everything as I went.
It only seems to happen if I lock the trunk with the key. Hard to get in at times as well. Once I put them back in the right place, everything worked fine. Can I just keep using the locks manually or is something bigger wrong here? I've heard of several things to check - actuator, latch, solenoid. The car seems to be in good shape. Would appreciate a direction on where to start.
All doors except for the driver's side door will unlock with the keyless remote, all doors will lock. Replacing door lock actuators can be expensive so one option would be to replace one 1 door lock actuator at a time. The door panels have to come up a couple inches before they can be pulled off so be aware. I've been have the same problem with my drivers side front door it locks the car with the key but only locks three doors with the fob and the horn blast three times. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. Always good to try a simple option first tho. After opening and tightening the screw that holds the driver lock inside the door.
If they don't, it's probably the actuator. You need a dealer to reprogram '98-'00 remotes. I am thinking it is a wiring problem. If I remember correctly, my problem came about when I accidentally pressed one of the buttons on the keyless remote while I had my hand on the driver's side lock. There is an electrical componenet that keeps the motor from burning out if you accidentally drop something on the lock switch and keep it down for a long time. Another one is to remove a cover and find unsheathed section of cable then gently pull on each core in turn. If the front passenger side door lock is functioning properly with the remote key but the other three 3 door locks are not, this is an indication that there may be a problem with the door lock actuators.
If this can be rectified without taking the interior door panel off, I'd be super stoked! The front passenger side door is the only door on my 2009 Chevrolet Impala that will lock and unlock via the remote on the keys. There are a few rods inside the door for when you lift the handle, etc. The benefit of this method is no trim needs to be removed making a repair that would otherwise be uneconomical possible. When I use my keyless entry it wont unlock or lock my door. I am not sure how different the 4th gen doors are from the 3rd gen's, but you will have better luck there.
Sounds like that door is stuck in the deadlock position. Also, i have noticed that my trunk lock is messed up too as in it stays unlocked even though i lock the doors via remote. My actuator didn't actually have a yellow plastic clip. . Gently pry at the bottom of the panel with a screwdriver until the christmas tree plastic pieces pop out.
Did any one ever find a solution to this problem? Maybe you hit a bump hard or something and one of the rods moved out of place. Is there another place where repetitive movement may have caused a fatigue failure in the wiring loom? I have this code 02115 - Locking Unit for Central Locking 008 - Implausible Signal Ive just removed the door handles due to my keyless entry sensors playing up to so while I was there I greased a few parts but no good. I noticed the little door light down on the lower part of the door was upside down which may indicate someone had been in the door panel looking at the circuit. Also, a passenger-side actuator makes a rrrrrrr sound when locking and unlocking. You could probably get to the plastic piece and detach the rod like the others, but I found it difficult to access the clip. Pull straight up on the armrest or use screwdriver to pry.
I don't know anything about these beetles. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. It shouldn't be too hard anyway, a few screws, then a good stiff pull and a lift usually does it on most cars. All other doors are ok, but the driver door doesn't unlock half of the time. The attached diagrams may help you to use the fix identified by statey1975. So after a lot of checking and I even took the module off the window motor and opened it up to check for any signs of lose or corroded connections it all looked ok. It's odd that they only lock and not unlock, not sure why that would be occuring.
Something is loose in that door. The wires are attached in 3 spots which are easy to remove with screwdriver. Here is a guide to help you Here is a guide on how the latch is inside the door. I have been told that the battery may be stratified and will need a deep charge so I am going to invest in a Ctek charger conditioner which can be left on charge for long periods, anybody have any experience of this charger? They just look like a circle of embedded plastic. Is it the cluster of wires on the underside of all the control buttons i. There have been a few random days when it will unlock fine and I get my hopes up but will then stop working the next day.
It's that yellow clip that breaks. National advertising powered by Mediative. Remove the plug that attaches the wires to the actuator. Hi Ben, I went and saw an Audi specialist this afternoon just for some advice I told him what was happening to my central locking and told what I had checked and tried etc and he said that he would go for the lock then. I have replaced the battery in the remote but that was not the issues Do I need new Lock Actuators for the doors? It helps to remove the both front seats or just the one if you can and remove the door panel with the door closed. Is this a sign that the actuator in the driver's door needs replacing or is there another possible cause ie electrical? We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar. A bad door latch switch may be confusing the system.