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Door doesn't lock

A small retaining ring that mounts on the interior side of door midway down and to the rear of door came off.can it be replaced or is the rod w/small grooves that holds it need replacing.is this part called an actuator,or is it connected to it.this ring looks like it can be pushed on if so where can i buy it. thanks in advance for any input.

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The rod dont need replaced, just the retainer. this can be bought at your local ford dealer. part is called the actuator rod connector

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Power Door Locks - Removal & Installation

Door Lock Switch
Door Lock Diagnosis & Testing

  1. Visually inspect the following:
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  2. If an obvious cause for an observed or reported concern is found, correct the cause (if possible) before proceeding to the next step.

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  16. To install, reverse removal procedure.

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  1. Remove front door trim panel.
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