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Wich door lock actuator is bad?

I've read your posting and determined I likely have a bad actuator on my 2003 E150 Ford Van. It keeps trying to lock while I drive. Since there are actuators on every lock, how does one which is the bad one, or is there a master actuator? Thanks.

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  • appropriate1 Feb 28, 2009

    When driving, all locks repeatedly lock over and over. I can unlock them using the switch, but they soon try again. Seem to be worse in rainy weather. Local shop says maybe a bad ground wire, but could not limit the time it might take to find it, especially since it is not happening all of the time. I like the switch suggestion. Seem to make sense and easiest thing to try first anyway. Thanks. Rob

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    there is no MASTER actuator, and I have never heard of this as a solution for this problem, the most common fix is a new driver door lock switch.

  • Douglas May 11, 2010

    There is a lock actuator in every door, do all the door try to lock or only one?



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This is being caused by a loose neutral saftey switch, your truck auto locks when you put in in gear, it is loose or bad.
Good Luck.

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