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We had the same problem on a late 2005 W169. Note you do not need to remove the door card if you just want to remove the door lock cylinder and exterior handle. Once you've loosened the bolt holding the cylinder accessed from the side of the door (On ours it was a T20 - T15 would work but there's a chance of rounding off the head) there is a catch above the ...


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Usually the OBD CAN bus is 'bridged' onto the other CAN buses of the vehicle, in order to facilitate diagnostics of ECUs on the other buses. However, the bridge may only pass diagnostic messages onwards :( It's different on every platform. In terms of the protocol - its a classic reverse engineering problem. You need to capture a few traces of the CAN ...


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If I were the guy who designed the electronics, I would make it impossible to do this via CAN-Bus simply because you get bluetooth adapters for OBD2 that someone standing outside the car could pair with and send the unlock instruction to. It's a safety hazard, so I wouldn't support it.


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There is de-icer you can use. Here is an example from Loctite. Spray it in the lock. It will keep it from sticking as well as ease how much torque it takes to turn the key. If this doesn't help you, there is a mechanical problem with the door linkage.


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It sounds like the lock on your driver's door is stuck (leading to the first symptom), which has led to it constantly sending the "lock" signal to the central locking, causing the second symptom. If you can get the door open, you should be able to disconnect the central locking wiring from the lock to stop it locking the other doors, then investigate why ...


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The purpose of turning the wheel one turn is to put the wheels at a cant (other than straight). This is especially important on standard shift vehicles so it cannot just be put into neutral and moved. It just gives one more weapon in the arsenal against car thieves. The action of applying the club should be, before you turn the ignition off, turn the ...


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The idea of turning the wheel is to have the wheels turned to prevent movement of the car. After you park, turn the wheel prior to shutting off the car. I would suggest turning them towards the curb. If the ignition is removed by the thief the wheel will be unlocked. If the wheels were straight he would be able to drive the car albeit only in a straight ...


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Door locks becoming hard to operate occurs around the world in very cold weather. The humidity in the air causes icing, metal components contract and 'jam' mechanisms, plastic components go 'hard' and refuse to slide. There are sprays available, heated key tools, and other gadgets aimed at helping or avoiding it happening, with varying degrees of success. ...


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To open the trunk with the least amount of damage you need to gain access to the latch. This will require taking out the back seat or if you are lucky just folding it down. Once access to the trunk has been achieved you need to activate the latch. Some vehicles have a marked "Emergency Trunk Release" lever. Lacking that you will have to unbolt the latch from ...


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The Forte LX mode uses a cable setup to work the door locks. While the EX uses rods. It is possible but, it would take some work to figure out a way to connect the door handle (interior) to the lock assembly. Next you would have to find a way to provide these locks with power since the harness is not the same in both models. On the software side both Body ...


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What you are wanting to do is possible. I've had similar experience and desire for my 2010 Camry. From my experience, reading messages from the OBD-II port wasn't getting me anywhere. It was like the CAN messages were only a response to me manually manipulating the the car. I would get a message response from locking or unlocking the doors with the key ...


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Even if you connect to the correct bus and broadcast the correct CAN message you still run into the issue, of transmitting a CAN message that is already being transmitted by another ECU. The way CAN works, every can message has an Arbitration ID also referred to as the message id. Under normal operation, no ECU will ever broadcast a message with the same ID ...


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I just got this same car for my daughter. Same thing: power window button, but no separate button to lock/unlock the doors. However the doors will all sync to the drivers door, at least they're supposed to, using either the key from the outside or the toggle next to the door handle. In our particular case, all the doors will synch to lock, but they're ...


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Checking with Kelly Blue Book the power window and power locks are listed as separate options. Looking at past reviews some state that the power door locks were standard equipment and are operated by the key fob (remote). The fob is supposed to unlock all the doors according to the original sales information I have found. I would check the fuse panel to see ...


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The door releases generally consist of a set of metal rods, and the usual cause of failure is one of these becoming detached - does the handle feel loose when you try and open it? I don't know the specifics for the Suzuki, but door cards are usually held on by a mixture of bolts/screws and clips. The trick is to actually find all the screws... There's ...


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My local mechanic has recommended using "white lithium grease" (for example, like this) for things like hinges & locks. It is similar to WD-40 in that it's a spray lubricant, but (apparently) it does its job longer (e.g., doesn't wash off or collect dirt as easily).



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