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2001 Honda Civic door lock

Honda civic EX 2001 4doors, the driver door lock is not working. I can't lock the door not with the remote not with the key not with the lock from inside the car, the lever is NOT going down when you push it down.
How can i lock my car door?? Any idea what's the problem here.

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  • nato444 Oct 20, 2008

    Thank you Scott090485! i will try that!

  • TheCH Feb 26, 2009

    The keyless entry will lock and unlock the passenger door but will not the driver’s door, also by pulling the handle and pushing down on the lock button will not work. The only way to get it to lock is with the key from the outside. Any ideas on where I should start would be appreciated. Thanks



  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    2001 honda civic 1.7 automatic ignition wont release the key and transmission stays locked up and radio fuse keeps blowing

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    civic wont unlock any other doors but the drivers door, when the car stops, put into park or turned off

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    The central lock works with the key, remote has no light and does not operate central locking

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If there is nothing jammed in the barrel, you will need to pull apart the lining of the interior of the door, disconnect the power motor for that switch, then see if it locks by key, sounds like the motor is seized, of out of allignment, easily fixed with a second hand or reco motor, or witha simple adjustment. Good luck, hope it helps.

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