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1999 Audi A6- Rear Dr Side Door not locking/unlocking w/remote

I have a 1999 Audi A6. All of the doors lock/unlock with both the key remote and the switch on the door EXCEPT for the rear driver's side door. The only way to open the rear drivers side door is by reaching in and pulling the inside handle. The only way of locking the door is by pushing the button down. Do I need to replace the door actuator or is there an issue with the pump that controls all of the locks? Thank you in advance with your help.

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