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Terracan two remotes same fault locks only have to manually unlock with key and switching of alarm from door inside locks

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sounds like the drivers side key switch has failed remove the interior door panel and there will be a switch attached to the back of the key lock cylinder or around there it should be two or three wires also check the door jamb wire harness where the door closes for any broken or damaged wires, use a vot meter and see if you get power or ground to the opposite side of the switch when you use the key to lock and unlock the door if nothing changes and there is power or ground! at this switch i would replace it, i don't think there is one but if the car has a passenger side key hole try to unlock the car from that side and see if you get the same problem -jeff

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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SOURCE: 99 4-runner limited-power door locks dont lock, but will unlock

check for loose ground at drivers side switch

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SOURCE: 2005 honda accord doors will not open with remote

need an actuator for the driver door need more info go to collisionrepairadvice.com for how to do it yourself

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 bmw 325i remote only unlocks driverside door.

fuse 56 and 57 control central locking,the issue is caused by surges typically in the front door lock actuators, normally at a dealer they would replace fuse 56 and 57 with a 20a mini fuse and if still occuring repl the door lock(s) that dont work or typically both front, first replace fuse 56 and 57 with 20a fuses as were too small from factory and than operate ten to 15 times, if it doesnt work at first dont panic,let the car go to sleep which takes about 16 min and than try again this problem has nothing to do with the key fob or the lock unlock button inside,also the fuses are located behind the glove box just rere the access panel and they are found at lower left section

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SOURCE: can not lock car by key remote . toyota rav 4 53 plate

If your car has an alarm with a separate remote, it is a separate system and it is probably self-arming. When you lock the doors with the key central lock, the alarm gets armed by the RAV4 being OFF and the door locking action. When you unlock the doors with the key, the alarm is still armed because the key is not comunicating with the alarm just the cars factory keyless system.

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The key lock on the driver's side door is mechanically linked to a switch that turns the alarm on and off. You don't need a remote. Locking the door with the key turns the alarm on. Unlocking turns it off. I think the remote actually works through the same switch by mechanically locking or unlocking the door.

I've had a problem with mine intermittently setting off a false alarm as soon as the alarm is armed, which is about a minute after locking the door. It seems to be a problem with a switch in the trunk lid, because opening and closing the trunk is the only thing which relates to the problem appearing or not.

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How do i manually release the rear door on a ssab 9-3 2003 as the door module has failed


Trunk Lock After Closing
--------------------------
Desc.: What happens to the trunk lock when closing it.

Settings:
Yes: Automatically lock Boot on closing
No: Boot can be reopened using micro switch button located on the trunk/boot

* Trunk Lock After Drive Off
----------------------------
Desc.: Should the trunk be locked at drive off or after 30 sec.?

Settings:
Yes: Trunk/Boot will automatically lock when vehicle increases speed
No: Trunk/Boot will remain closed, however will be in the unlocked
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* Door & Trunk Unlock at Key Out
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Desc.: When the is removed from the center console should door/trunk
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Settings:
Yes: All Doors & Trunk/Boot will Unlock when the Key is removed from
the Ignition Switch If Driver frequently locked all Doors when
driving
this feature would be beneficial.
No: Doors and Boot will remain in the same condition as they were
prior
to Key removal

* TSL Locking Logic (Theft Security Locking/Deadlock)
-------------------
Settings:
TSL at first Press: Default Setting. All Doors will lock in Deadlock
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TSL at Second Press: All Doors will lock in Deadlock mode at the second
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* Lock /Unlock Acknowledge
--------------------------
Settings:
None : No acknowledge will be visible
Indicators: Indicators will blink as acknowledge

* Follow Me Home Function
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Tail Light: When selected Tail Lights will be illuminated
Back Up Light: When Selected Reverse Light will be activated


Tech 2 Body Exterior Lighting & Horn
====================================

* High Beam Follow me home Active Time
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Desc.: Follow Me Home Active Time can be adjusted between 0- 10 minutes

Settings:
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Low Beam Automatic / Low Beam also in Position 0 (light switch)
Yes / No
Follow Me Home Active Time
- Daytime Driving Lights can be activated

* Parking Lights
----------------

Settings:
Act as Lead Me To the Car Light.

* Park Light On Reminder
------------------------
Settings:
On / Off
If Ignition is turned Off and the parking lights are active, Driver will
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* Show Trailer Light Outage
Desc.: REC will detect blown trailer light and display on SID

Settings:
Yes or No

* Trailer Light / Fog Light off
-------------------------------

Settings:
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Settings:
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lock with key,electric door lock button,or remote and alarm will set. to disarm you have to use the key or remote to open it.the reason it woulnt disarm from drivers door is either the door lock cylinder switch is broken or the wire to it in the rubber boot that connects the door and the body is broken.
the remotes are cheap and programing is easy,procedure in owners manuel something like lock drive door with elkect. lock switch with door open then push and hold unlock untill doors unlock then turn key off.you may have to fix that drive door lock cyl.switch first though mabee not dont know for sure

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Depress lock or unlock button. Manually lock and unlock driver's door within 30 seconds. System should now lock or unlock vehicle. If not, carry out programming procedure.
Programming
When
Key added or replaced. System malfunction: Alarm LED in rear fog lamp switch illuminates for 30 seconds when vehicle is locked.
How
NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed (one at a time).
As memory positions of existing keys are unlikely to be known: Obtain and reprogram all keys.
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Terracan remote locking problem,


dear friend-when you use the remote it activates the alarm,and when u use the key it only activate the central locking,please open the bonnet and look for the bonnet switch,if you find the switch look where the bonnet and switch come together there should should be a rubber grommet that will push the switch when closing the bonnet.if it is not there the alarm will not work,do the same with the back door.

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This does not sound like a fob fault - but a locking control module fault , either in the hardware or software of the unit. Get it checked at a Jaguar dealers. When unlocking using the key - as soon as the door is opened you should hear a chime sounding inside the car - this is a timer counting down to sounding the alarm. If you put your key in the ignition as soon as you open the door the alarm should not go off and the chime should stop. If it does not this again points to a fault in the locking controller.
hope this helps - good luck.

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sounds like the drivers side key switch has failed remove the interior door panel and there will be a switch attached to the back of the key lock cylinder or around there it should be two or three wires also check the door jamb wire harness where the door closes for any broken or damaged wires, use a vot meter and see if you get power or ground to the opposite side of the switch when you use the key to lock and unlock the door if nothing changes and there is power or ground! at this switch i would replace it, i don't think there is one but if the car has a passenger side key hole try to unlock the car from that side and see if you get the same problem -jeff

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