Take the 2-minute tour ×
Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for mechanics and DIY enthusiast owners of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a 2009 Honda Accord with approximately 95k miles. About 2 years ago, I began having periodic trouble with the rear driver's side door lock. All other doors would lock/unlock with the power locks just fine except for that one. A few weeks ago, I began having intermittent problems with the rear passenger side lock. Now, the front driver's side lock has stopped working as well.

I also notice that when I accelerate from a stop (like at a stop sign or red light) I hear the power locks attempt to lock the doors in the same way it would when you first start the car. It does this even though I have manually locked all of the doors.

Does this sound familiar to anyone? Any idea what could be causing this? Is it possible this is something as simple as a fuse? Or does it sound like a more expensive problem? Any idea how expensive?

share|improve this question
    
My first guess would be that you might have a bad ground/faulty wiring. However, I'm not sure how you could verify that. –  Gabriel Mongeon Aug 19 '13 at 19:33
    
@GabrielMongeon Grab a multimeter and start checking the wiring. –  Mark Johnson Sep 9 '13 at 20:09
    
What is wrong with the locks? Is it that the motor is not working at all, or just that it is not actually actuating the lock mechanism? –  Mark Johnson Sep 9 '13 at 20:11
    
Did you figure this out? Sounds like your car is attempting to lock the doors because the lock actuators are probably busted. –  n00b Dec 5 '13 at 19:03
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.