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The part of the vehicle body attached on hinges which closes and opens to allow passenger entry and exit.

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Part advice for Audi A4 B8 door actuator

I have Audi A4 B8 (2.0 Diesel) I need to replace the right side rear car door's actuator. The part codes are so confusing, with pre Nov 2009, post Nov 2009. I found it very difficult to pin point the ...
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Door Locks problem

my car is a Hyundai Sonata 2013 GLS, I've been having a little issue with my doors locks, it seems to try to work, I can see some movement in the rear passenger doors, the driver's locks and unlocks ...
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what's the best lubricant for door locks? [duplicate]

I'm looking into door lock lubrication and protection. I'm having a hard time deciding between what to use. I watched a few videos on this. A professional locksmith used dry ptfe lubricant spray after ...
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Jeep CanBus Lock/Unlock new duplicate door latch

I have an 07 Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD. I have a rear bumper mounted tire carrier that I would like to repurpose an extra door latch to secure the tire carrier closed. Is it possible to piggy back on ...
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Nissan Pulsar 2001 N16 Door actuator problem

The front left hand door of my Nissan Pulsar 2001 N16 won't open. I'm in Australia with RHD, so this is my passenger door. The key turns in the lock and I can hear the bolt in action. Same with the ...
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How can I reset the sliding doors without disconnecting the battery

My 2017 Honda Odyssey driver side sliding door will not open or close via the power buttons. I’ve done some online research to attempt to diagnose the issue, and something I’ve seen a few times is the ...
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Best Way to Repair Damage to Exterior Door Shell

I am trying to determine the best way to repair some body damage to the exterior door shell on my 2010 Honda CR-V. I took a look at a bunch of YouTube videos on the process but most cover repairing ...
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Installed cheap foreign door locks. Now door is stuck closed

2008 Yukon XL. I usually know better but the allure of an $80/4 pack of door lock solenoids vs. $180/each was too good not to at least try. Of course I didn't count on Murphy's Law. I managed to ...
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My replacement ignition key doesn't work the doors on my Peugot 308

I had my keys replaced for a Peugot 308, one with a remote and one as a manual key after I lost the original. Both keys work as ignition keys and the remote fob locks as it should but neither key will ...
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How can I fix the power sliding doors on a Dodge Grand Caravan (VW Routan)?

I have a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan that came with power sliding doors. But they don't work. Is there a usual way they die? It could be anything from the buttons to the wires to the sensors to the ...
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Battery implication to keep doors open while engine is off

Can there be significant battery draw if I keep the doors open while the engine is turned off? In my case I park a minivan (Town&Country 2016, although I'm asking more in general, not specific to ...
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i20 2011 MAGNA Door Lock Issues?

Friends! Please cross-check in your car too i20 2011 Magna 1.2 Petrol. In my car i20 2011 Magna, in point 5, doors are still LOCKED when switch is released fully. However, doors are UNLOCK ...
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Vauxhall Corsa Twinport 2004 - Issue With Passenger Door Lock

I own a Vauxhall Corsa Twinport 2004 and have been experiencing some issues with my passenger door, more specifically with the locking mechanism. On a single press of the key fob the drivers side door ...
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2002 VW Passat headlight warning beeper only works after closing door once

I have a 2002 VS Passat GLS Wagon that I've had for the last few years. I have a problem where I leave the headlights on far too often. I know I should learn to not leave them on but 3 dead batteries ...
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2010 Town and Country electrical issues

My wife's 2010 Town and Country has developed a number of issues and I can't tell if they are all related much less how to fix them all. The driver door and the driver side sliding door will often ...
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Holes drilled in driver side Door Jamb?

I recently bought a used 2017 Chrysler Pacifica van. One day when I was getting into the driver seat, I noticed two holes that appeared to have been drilled into the door jamb of the driver door: ...
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How do I disconnect this plug?

This plug is inside the door of my 2001 Peugeot 306. I’ve tried everything to remove it. It’s the plug that connects to the locking system for central locking and such. I can’t find any documentation ...
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Will regular slamming of car doors cause damage during the lifetime of the vehicle?

How long would door slamming take to affect the regular functioning of the vehicle in any way, and are there any ways to find how many door slams a door for a particular individual make/model can take ...
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2008 Toyota Prius Door Lock Problem

About a month ago, I noticed that my Prius started to chirp and unlock 5 times in a row whenever I used the proximity sensor on the handles (both driver and passenger side, but not the trunk). Shortly ...
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Power lock opens door but won’t lock door

So my friends 2007 Golf City driver side door won’t lock with either door lock switch or fob. Car has central locking so all doors lock at once from the fob. Only driver door doesn’t lock and button ...
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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee fuel door won't close

The latch on my fuel door housing is stuck inside the housing and the fuel door has nothing to latch onto when I push the fuel door and try to close it. I've attached a picture of my existing fuel ...
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Adjusting a manual window

Changed doors on 1976 BMW 2002. Reinstalled windows in their original positions. Now though when I begin to roll the drivers side window down it initially falls backwards with a clunk. Rolling up, ...
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Stopping an electro magnet clutch from sticking

I have a Dorman 747-300 Sliding Door Motor for a Dodge Grand Caravan. The motor has a magnetic disc that will engage a brass "Clutch" with motor to open/close the door automatically. When ...
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Why is my driver's door latch no longer working?

This is a 2011 Subaru Impreza hatchback driver's door. The other day when opening to door it sounded like something basically fell apart inside the door (you could hear rattling parts) and the door ...
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Will a door edge guard cause rust or other issues?

I would like to place a u-shaped rubber door guard provided with double sided tape along the edges of my car doors to avoid damage against other cars or against walls. I wonder whether this protection ...
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2006 Subaru Impreza sedan power window and central Locking stopped working

I replaced my Subaru Impreza sedan doors from my 06 on the drivers side with 05 doors and now all my windows won't work, central locking also isn't working and I've never had a problem before. I've ...
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Car lock cover plate jammed in lock

I drive a 2008 Holden Barrina which I’ve had for about a year now. The control doesn’t work So I’ve been opening the drivers side door with a key this whole time. About a week ago I put the key inside ...
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How do I install a "Mister Bean lock" that's effective and prevents water intrusion?

The door locks on my truck are badly busted and probably not worth replacing - a set of new locks and other latch mechanism parts, plus my time spent installing them would cost more than the truck is ...
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Is it possible to remove a rear door handle from the outside?

I'm not sure if repair/maintenance questions for rust prevention/slowdown are all right. Anyhow, here it goes. I'm sure you'll tell me. Both rear doors (not the back door; I have two rear doors but ...
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Expanding old weatherstripping using tubing

The car weatherstripping I've seen is hollow, and over time it will become flat and fail to fully fill the gap. Some people have suggested filling the hollow weatherstripping with some type of rope ...
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Car window locking pins frozen, cannot pull the pin up

Did it ever happen to anyone in cold weather? I literally could not pull up the pins with my fingers to open the door until inside the car heats up. What can I do if it happens again?
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2006 Scion XB sometimes unlocks doors, sometimes doesn't

My 2006 Scion XB has some problems with unlocking the doors. Sometimes when I press the unlock button it doesn't unlock the driver and passenger door. So when I try to do it manually by pulling up the ...
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Car door lock cover plate is stuck open

The metal cover plate on my driver side door lock is stuck open: It's supposed to be closed like this: Would it be okay to leave it like that, or would the inside of the lock eventually rust and ...
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2009 Chrysler T&C Van - power door repair

Our driver side back power door will not work... it seems that something had gotten caught in it and now it will not move the door on its' own. It makes the sound, but doesn't move it. I am assuming ...
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Pontiac Vibe remote not working

My 2010 Pontiac Vibe's doors no longer work using the remote. They work fine from inside the car, but won't function with the dongle. I replaced the battery in the dongle with no joy. The back hatch ...
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Why would my passenger door be filling with water?

Nissan Titan 2012 model the passenger side front door continues to fill with water even when it doesn't rain. Per research if the floor board was wet on the passenger side it would be a clogged drain ...
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RX 300 (2001) doors lock/unlock problem

I have Lexus RX 300 (2001). 3 doors starts not responding to lock/unlock in most cases. But sometimes works. Only one rear and trunk doors works correctly. Also works correctly manually with keys....
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Which part is the door chime speaker on a Toyota?

I find this part and it says door buzzer. I'm afraid this is the one that sounds beeping instead of chiming. Additionally, would it chime with the same intervals when connected directly to power? I'...
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2006 Accord - Can't unlock with either key fob or actual key

I am currently locked out of my 2006 Accord, as I cannot get the driver door (or any other door, for that matter) to unlock. When I try the unlock button on the key fob, the door locks make a light ...
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What would be the best method to treat frozen outer door handles?

The car is 2012 VW Passat. For a second year in a row, when it gets really cold, the passanger's outer door handle-mechanism freezes and I cannot open that door. When I lock/unlock the car I hear ...
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Difference between Mercury Sable driver's doors?

Need to replace 1998 Mercury Sable driver's door with used part. Is there a difference between Taurus/Sable driver's doors manufactured before and after March 31, 1998?
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Van sliding door frozen shut

I recently purchased a 2004 Toyota Sienna. the winter weather is freezing my sliding doors shut. I dont think it's the locking mechanism freezing Because that opens when I push the unlock Button. ...
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VW GOLF MK4 Doors won’t open from inside or outside

I have just replaced my front passenger door actuator as the door was deadlocked shut. The door now unlocks with the key fob, however neither the inside or outside handles work and the door still ...
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How do I (permanently) repair this door?

The family vehicle out here is a 2010 Buick Lucerne. About two years ago, the left front inner door handle failed and was replaced. Ever since then, every few months, the left front inner door ...
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Loud popping from back seat doors alternating left to right in 2001 Mercedes ml320

While driving heard what sounded like something maybe in back seat hitting passenger door. It then made a pretty loud pop or bang. Then noise moved to drivers side. Then back to passenger. Stopped for ...
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Is interior side of a car door designed to withstand rain?

I'll start a bit differently: I forgot front right window half-lowered and the car was exposed about 30 minutes to heavy rain. I found the door and half of the seat wet from the inside, but circuits ...
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Help opening stuck drivers side door on a 1999 Lexus GS 400

I have a 1999 Lexus GS 400 that has the drivers side door stuck shut and I can't figure out how to open it. When I got the car, the lock actuators were bad on all of the doors. While replacing the ...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe - the door fob has quit and locks are acting strange!

I have a recently purchased 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe with 160,000 miles. I am shipping the car to the Virgin Islands. I walked out yesterday and the fob for the door locks wasn't working. Changed the fob ...
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Does manually unlocking power door locks damage them?

I have a friend who insists that manually unlocking a door that has power locks damages the mechanism, and I disagree. Is there any truth to this belief?
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How to program doors to automatically lock at certain time?

We have had a rash of break-ins and thefts from our neighborhood vehicles, and of course -- it did not matter until I became a victim. Apparently, thieves come along late at night, check your door ...
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