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Someone tried to break in my ford explorer 1996 and tore wires in my driver side door. I reconnected the two wires but the lock button does not work and cannot lock the doors with the remote. the remote will unlock the doors and the passenger side will lock all doors and unlock the doors.so I cant lock the doors with the remote or with the driver side lock button. hopefully you have a solution

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Because this problem is the result of the attempted break-in, it is probably not possible to troubleshoot the electrical mixup without a diagram of the entire system. I recommend you buy a Haynes or Chilton aftermarket service manual which will have the diagrams needed to trace the wiring and put it back in order. These are available in any auto parts store at a cost of $18-$30 US and you will find it useful for other problems too since they are nearly as complete as the factory manuals and often have much better photos and illustrations since they are aimed toward us, the owner, not the factory trained mechanic.   

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