How do I fix a car door lock?
You should be able to find a shop manual at your local library with the right info...make copies as they are usually only in the REFERENCE section....good luck:)
When you depress the door lock switch on my 99 Accord EX V6 all the doors lock except the drivers door any suggestions on how to fix this?
You try to lock your car from the outside but the popper only goes down half way and so doesnt lock how can you fix it?
You can not open the passenger's door inside the car but you can open it outside in 1997 Camry LE What is the problem How do you fix it?
How do you get your Volvo 940 1991 drivers side door to lock The lock goes down but the drivers side door can still be opened from the outside - but all other doors lock?
Viper alarm LED stays on when I turn the car off and remote unlock and lock works but does not make the alarm chirp when I lock it or unlock it?
Your alarm system is in valet mode. To fix this problem: Unlock the car, and open the door. With the door open, and the car unlocked, press: LOCK/UNLOCK button ONCE, press the AUX button ONCE, and then press the LOCK/UNLOCK button ONCE more. When you press this key combination, the vehicle security system should begin functioning correctly again.
It depends on what the indicators are. Usually lubricating the lock with spray lubricant like Triflow or WD40 work. Never use graphite in locks as it tends to get clogged in the springs. If the lock is difficult to turn after this, then there might be a linkage problem which would require removing the door panel and finding the bind or other issue.
How do you fix a door lock that sticks Why does the dome light stay on sometimes after car is off and doors are closed?
There is a sensor (usually located on the inside of the door frame) that needs to be pressed in to let the car know that the door is closed. Try pressing and holding the door shut to see if the dome light turns off. If it does and you let go of the door, then the button is not being engaged. Maybe it is stuck. Use some WD-40 on it. As for the stuck door…
I just had this problem with my car (Nissan Sentra). What I did was take the door panel off from the passenger side door to see how the door handle worked and the set up. On my car the door handle has a cable that hooks to the lock assembly. When you pull the door handle the cable pulls up on the lock assembly lever then the door opens. So after taking a good look…
If the car has 100K miles on it, most likely the actuation motor is worn out and needs replaced. The entire power door lock assembly with the door lock, motor and 2 actuation cables go for about $200 retail from Toyota dealer. Just remove the door panel and the door lock assembly and swap the parts. Tools you will need are philips and flat head screw drivers Be careful of buying from internet dealers as…
When you lock my doors 2003 jetta the drivers side doesn't lock but will lock with key all other doors lock with button thanks?
That would depend on several factors. The location of the lock and what need to be done. Is the problem the lock itself or the linkage connected to the lock ( as in a car door that was improperly opened with a slim Jim or coat hanger). The charges would depend on what parts need to be replaced, if any and the labor involved. Call your local locksmith and get an estimate.