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2004 Pontiac Vibe remote lock on driver door malfunctioning

The remote lock on the driver door of my 2004 Pontiac Vibe is malfunctioning. The door can be locked with the key. The other dorrs are working OK with the remote. I contacted a couple of Pontiac dealerships and was told that I would need to change the mechanism, which is a combination actuator and lock, which costs $414.00, not including labour. This is exorbitant, in my opinion. I have not opened the door panel to check for a loose or corroded electrical connection (which I suspect can be a factor). Any advice would be helpful.

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    Can you take out the actuator and have it lock and unlock Manually with out it?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    My car's a hardtop convertible and I absolutely love it, but resetting the top opener after the cable snapped was horrendous! :(

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    door is closed and stuck

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Notorious done if before, remove the door panel. BE CAREFUL WITH BEAUTY CAPS, CAN BE EASILY BROKEN (PLASTIC) when you remove the door panel go ahead and closed the driver door and activate the door lock button. you will see the bracket is either loose or it off. it looks the a coat hanger when you stretch it out. Reconnect it and lithium grease, test it and its a wrap.

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