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1989 cherokee limited automatic door locks don't work

When i press the automatic lock button to lock my doors
only the front passenger door locks and sometimes the rear driver side.
all of the switches shift roughly to the middle but rarely flip all the way over.
they will not lock automatically, but work manually with the key.
is this something electrical? solenoids? motor?
a local shop told me i needed new motors.
my networking teacher said it was just the solenoids.
a good friend said its possibly the wiring.
any advice?

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  • liamchops Nov 21, 2008

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Spray the inside of the latch on the inside of the doors with wd40, i had the same problem, and it turned out they were just gunked up with a ton of ****.

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