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99 cr-v door locks have mind of their own

I've noticed the door locks on my '99 cr-v ex model automatically lock themselves. The car has remote keyless entry. This happens sporadically with no apparent pattern or cause. I had the dealer check the system but he said everything was fine. The owners manual says nothing about auto door locking. I did notice that if the car is locked, and I unlock it with the remote but do not open a door within about 30 seconds, the doors lock. I guess I can accept that as an undocumented security feature. But...this isn???t the only time it happens. I???ve tried other patterns of locking/unlocking but have not duplicated the problem. This is becoming increasingly annoying. Anyone else having a similar problem? Thanks. Posted via Deja News, The Discussion Network Search, Read, Discuss, or Start Your Own My wife got out of her Honda CRV 99 and never locks her doors. Had her window down thank God. Her doors all locked when she shut the door. Now her drivers door will not open. I tried to do everything I know to get the door open. No luck yet. The bars to the locks and door handels work and seem to move when you try to open the door or un-lock it. Nothing door won't open. I tried to take the door panel apart but no luck there. I need Help. Email me if you have HELP for me thanks.

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Hi Bryan, I had a similar problem with my 97CRV.The problem is with the driver''s door-switch.It forms a deposit that prevents electrical contact.So when you unlock the door and open it ,the keyless remote system still ''thinks'' you've not opened it.It re-locks the doors automatically as it was designed to do if the doors were unlocked but not opened. Unscrewing the switch and wiping off the deposits will surely fix the problem.

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Hello bryon.. the best and cheapest way to start is to replace the battery in the key fob (remote), then lock and unlock the vehicle remotely 5-7 times, then monitor for further malfunction...if so........was vehicle in gear when doors lock? is it locking while braking? are there any children pushing buttons? get back to me if this doesnt help...marty

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