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97 Toyota Camry aut. door lock and dash clock not working properl

Must have car running for automatic door lock to work. (used to be able to shut off and have a little power to lock the doors) All lock except driver's side door. The weird thing about the dash clock is, that when car is started the clock comes on but always starts at 1:00. If any car door is opened while the car is running, the clock resets to 1:00 again.

Alternater is working fine and got a new battery approx a month ago.

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  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    my back doors will not unlock frominside or out side

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    My 99 camry does the same thing now.



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I HAD the same problem.... first check the fuse under the hood labeled 'dome' should be a 7.5A it is blown for sure... also if you are good with wiring and at working on cars look at the drivers side doo wiring (between the inside door jam and the drivers side floor... its the wiring that goes through the door to the cabin.... anyway you have to take off the door panel and remove a small cover on the floor of the drivers side.... now remove the two connectors that go to the wiring harness.... you should now be able to loosen the grommet and pull the wiring harness through the door via the speaker hole (you should have removed the speaker already) you now must inspect the wiring which is most likely frayed and/or broken now fix the wiring with some new wiring and crimp connectors and heat shrink your work.... should be good as new... have fun getting the wiring back through the door... it will be bigger due to the crimp on connectors etc..... i did a quick write up of this so i hope it is understandable

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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    stevierayray Feb 19, 2018

    yeap,it's the 7.5 amp fuse in under hood fuse box,fuse #14>>>14. DOME 7.5 A: Theft deterrent system,
    daytime running light system, clock,
    locking with wireless remote control
    system, ignition switch light, personal
    light, trunk light, electric moon roof
    lamp, interior light, vanity mirror light,
    door courtesy light, power door lock
    system..and yes when the car is running or the key is in the run position,you may have power door locks,but not working correctly.replace the fuse with a 7.5 amp fuse only,then you're good to go! dome light,trunk light,key switch light,and power door locks,and all above options also are all on that same circuit....



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