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The doors will not lock on my 2009 Malibu using the clicker or the lock switch on the door. Any ideas?

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If you have a floor shifter the switch is located under the front on of the base of the shifter. Above the window buttons pop out the little holder there should be switches on both sides that the button on the shifter activates with a small pin that rocks back and forth when pulling on the shifter button

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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Intermittent door ajar switch contacts.

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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You have a intermittent condition. To isolate the cause: 1.Disconnect the drivers door lock/unlock switch from the connector. Drive the vehicle and see if your random lock/unlock condition has stopped. If it has, replace the switch. If it hasn't:
2. You have a grounding problem or a problem in the BCM (Body Control Module) and should have a technician use a Tech 2 Diagnostic Link Tool to access the BCM computer to obtain any fault code data to help correct the condition.

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Yes! check the owners manual

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i disconecter the battery on my 05 colorado and now my electronic switch to lock/unlock does not work and my driverside window doesnt either.... all fuses are good as well ???

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• IBCM (PWR) 15-amp fuse
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From the factory, they have no lubrication, are supposed to "just work" for 20 years or so.
I would be highly suspicious that you may live where there is ice and snow, which can cause rust or corrosion inside the doors, and may make your locks stick . Fixing would include taking each door apart and lubricating the mechanisms. That is a big job.
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