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Actuators for power locks 92 chevy cavalier

What do I need to do to resolve an problem with the actuators for power locks. Is there something to replace? If so, how and what?

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  • joel87561 Jan 31, 2009

    I can hear an electronic sounding clicking, almost like they are trying to work but, nothing happens

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Are the Power Locks just not Working????

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 31, 2009

    Check all the Fuses. If none are Blown, Locate the Fuse Relay Box under the Hood, There should be a Lock Relay in it. Change this Relay and Let me know what you have. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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1992 chevrolet cavalier: Power locks


the door lock actuators are not working properly/Please rate my response thank you very much

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