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2000 ranger doors won't lock or unlock

When the button is pressed on the arm rest, the locks move just slightly in lock or unlock position. the same when using remote. can lock with key no problem.

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Somewhere between your lock solenoids and the battery, you have a resistance that is too high and you are losing some of the 12 volts you need.
You will probably need a service manual (from Chilton or Haynes) for the electrical diagrams so you can locate the various connectors and possibly fuses that need to be checked.
You should have a multimeter for this troubleshooting which you can buy for <$20 US at most electronic outlets.
In lieu of that you will have to pull any plugged connectors involved in that circuit and identify the fuse for that circuit so you can pull it and check for corrosion on the blades or in the mating connector. 

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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