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The fact that you can here some noise from the door with the inoperational lock is an indication that the wiring is fine. There is a good chance that the door lock actuator has gone bad and needs to be replaced.


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Try using some graphite lube on the lock cylinder before you give up on it. If you remove the lock cylinder, disassemble it, and clean it, you may improve it's function. You should also be able to get the lock cylinder re-keyed at the dealer or a locksmith prior to installation.


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The principle is the same as if you've left a door ajar ... the system will not lock the door. I've had this happen many times in my truck where one door or the other doesn't close all the way. The system recognizes this and won't lock the doors. I will click on the remote twice to lock and then acknowledge (through a horn beep) the locking of the doors. The ...


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PROBLEM As you can see in the photo, on the lock actuator replacement part for my car door there is a plastic part (left) and a metal part (right). The two parts, metal and plastic, are supposed to move as one unit. If the unit is rotated anti-clockwise then the door lock will be in the locked position. If the door is rotated clockwise then the door would ...


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There are some vehicles that require a FOB reprogram if the battery is not replaces according to a procedure Some manufacturers have a battery replacement procedure so key fobs, stereos and clocks do not have to be reset after the replacemnt. I can not validate a 2000 Jaguar but I can say a 2013 Jaguar (yahg-u-r) does require a process driven battery ...


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The problem persist and I remove the door card yesterday. I figured that the reason is the mis-aligned rod connected to manual lever used to open the door from the inside. It somehow gotten loose from the guide and blocks the spring/switch (it looks like a spring) connected to the actuator. So there is no way for the actuator to work on-off. I also figured ...


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There is a cam within the ignition switch mechanism that pushes the locking pin out when the key is turned. the mechanism is a complete component and when they have broken in the past on vehicles I have worked on owned I have simply replaced them. Individual components within the ignition switch module cannot be purchased. If disassembled they may be able ...


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As Zaid says, it sounds like a problem with the actuator. Are you trying to open it with the key, or a remote? I presume key from the way you've phrased it? If it's the key, then it'll be the actuator in the driver's door - i.e. the switch that is activated when you turn the key. I suspect from your description that water has got in somehow, and caused a ...


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Are you sure it's the fob? First, I don't believe you need to get the remote programmed for a battery change ... most cars are not this way. Second, when the locks pop back up, this is usually due to one of the doors being ajar. Could also be the trunk lid or the hood. Before you assume it's the remote (sounds like it's actually working to me or you'd get ...


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To be honest, I've been unable to find a vehicle this works on. In principle of course, where it works, it will be because the central locking mistakenly thinks the door is ajar. It doesn't work on every brand of car though. At least on my Toyota, and my wife's Suzuki, the mechanism appears to be specifically designed to avoid such tampering. That is to ...


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I've checked with W203 2010 and the central lock works. Also with a friends KIA and Toyota. Central lock still works. I also suspect this might be a hoax.


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Doesn't work on Kia Soul, either. I can even hold the door handle as far open as it will go without actually opening the door, and the door still locks with the remote.


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The central locking (open) motor on the driver's door may be faulty or a wire is broken connecting to the motor. The ECU is probably trying to unlock the door when you press the button, but failing. Once you have unlocked the drivers door manually, the ECU is then able to unlock the others. Do you have a button inside the car that can lock and unlock the ...


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Looking at the diagrams, it looks like each lock has a motor and a microswitch to tell if it's locked or unlocked - presumably so you can't try and lock it when it's already locked or vice versa, or simply to reverse the polarity. The wire going directly to the motor (red and black) will be common to both. This wire will be positive for one action and ...


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Opening the door with the child lock on if the door handle on the outside is broken is quite simple. You'll need two things... a flashlight and either a 6-10 inch pick with a right angle or hook type tip or you can fashion yourself one out of a coat hanger. When making one yourself, make sure its long enough to fit entirely in your palm with about 6-8 inch ...



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