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Old 11-02-2012, 10:52 AM   #1
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Automatic Door Lock Problem

I'm sure this has been addressed before but I just can't find it. I started to have a problem with my passenger side door a week ago. It only happens every now and then but when I try to hit the button to unlock the door my drivers door unlocks but the lock on the passenger side like twitches and gets stuck half way. When I pull on the passenger door handle there is no resistance at all and the door wont open. What gives?


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Old 11-02-2012, 10:54 AM   #2
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I can open it on the inside with no problem by the way.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:49 PM   #3
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Electrical portion of door latch is getting weak and won't unlock itself all the way. Common when these get older. Or a slightly reduced voltage to that lock somewhere in wiring from resistance. Latch itself might be getting a little tight, try spraying some lube up in there..........

If you feel no more friction opening from the inside on that door versus driver then probably electrical in nature.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:48 PM   #4
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Okay. This problem went away the day after I posted this before. Now both doors are doing it and won't unlock even when using the key to unlock. I have to keep locking and unlocking with the key until it finally opens.
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