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My 2004 Ford Escape doors locks keep locking on their own.

When I try to open my car using the FOB, the car door locks itself again. I have to push the open button several times b4 I can actually open the door. Once I am in the car and turn on the ignition, the car arms itself. Sometimes the locking mechanisms keep clicking to lock. Its like there is a ghost in my car. Yesterday the doors were actually clicking to lock even though the doors were already locked as a drove. Then my car won't start this morning. My friend jumped it and it started fine. I haven't driven anywhere today. Can this all be related? Or, are they separate problems? Also, how can I fix them. I blogged this and the only car I found with the same exact door locking problem was a nissan.

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  • martinalyo Dec 14, 2008

    Thanx Warlock61. I'll try your suggestion. I don't know if that is the problem. It happened again. I believe the continuous locking runs my battery down. Could this problem be caused by something else.

  • lydiacisco
    lydiacisco Nov 24, 2012

    My 2008 Ford Escape driver's side front door just started locking itself almost immediately after unlocking with key FOB. I hope this isn't the beginning of a serious problem.



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Check all the door lock switches make sure none of them are sticking. make sure they spring back in both up and down position

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