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1999 Windstar: Electric door locks fail to lock/unlock, all doors

Whether actuated from the key fob or from the doot panels, all of the door locks work only intermittently. The motors are being engaged and the locks "jump" but may not move all the way up or down. The locks move wll by hand, there is power at the both the door switches (1.04 volts) and at the motors (which spike at 13v. when actuated and then drop off -as I assume they should).

Since it happens to all doors, I wonder if it could be in the Passenger Compartment Electronics module on the inside fire wall behind the brake pedal. How can this unit's operation be checked? What kind of voltage should be at the door switches? (1.04 v. seems low to me even for a relay.)

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