1 disconnect (-) battery cable
2 remove door panel
3 remove speaker
4 unplug 'door open' warning switch
5 disconnect pigtail electrical connector for outside door lock illumination light (if u have that)
6 remove 2 retaining nuts for outside door handle and trim... lower the outside trim from door
7 unplug power door lock plunger and door handle illumination connector
8 remove 2 screws that hold the front door latch control and link to door
9 remove the three screws that hold the latch (on outside, around the v shaped cutout for pillar pin)
10 latch should come out by moving it forward and rotating the whole assembly out of the door
replace door latch
On your 1997 Mercury Mountaineer : Open the rear doors from the outside and on the end of the doors near the latch you will see a small lever that is used to select child locks on or off
Power door locks have relays located inside the cabin fuse box. Locate the relays for the door switch and see if they need replacing. If so replace the units.
Yes it can, very easy to do, have to order a new latch from the dealer, just tell them it's the latch that locks the top down, and which side it's on. Hope this helps.
Usually you can find the switch on the doors themselves. Open the door and look on the part near the latch. Sometimes, there is a switch by the driver if the car has power locks.
There is no latch. The fuel door locks/unlocks with the doors.
Power door locks are generally protected by a circuit breaker. Look under the hood for the power distribution box. Also under the dash to the left of the steering column.
If you open each of the back doors from outside , there is a selector switch for the childproof locks on the end of each door about 3 inches from the latch
There is no way to do this. There are child-proof locks on the sliding doors.
use the key to unlock door
Locks the mast in the vertical position.
If it has power door locks it's in the power door lock asm. It is activated when the latch moves to the locked position. Just removed mine to replace the switch so still on the bench.