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Door locks and unlockgo down road

My door lock amd unlock and the park light blink all the time

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Before you begin to diagnose the problem, make sure you take some time to look over the problem and test out all of your door locks. Also, spend time "listening" to your door locks. Do you hear a buzzing sound? Does the lock sound like it is just getting stuck? Here is a break down of what to look for with different combinations of door lock failure. Four Doors/Multiple Doors Fail to Lock/Unlock If you have multiple doors or if all four doors fail to lock/unlock you could be looking at the worst case scenario - a wiring issue. Before you take it in though, try to change out the fuse and try manually locking the door. Each of these things will help you and/or your mechanic start narrowing down the problem.
A word of caution, if it is an electrical wiring issue, don't consider tackling it on your own unless you have lots of time and patience. These types of repairs can take a lot of time and create quite a bit of stress.
One Door Doesn't Lock/Unlock If you have one door that doesn't lock or unlock, you probably have either an actuator motor issue and/or the door lock is simply getting stuck. Here is how you fix it.

  1. Remove the door panel and look over the locking mechanism.
  2. If the lock is free from obstructions, it could be the actuator. Order a new motor from a Toyota authorized dealer like ours: parts.olathetoyota.com
  3. After you have the replacement part, it is simply a swap and reassemble process. Just make sure you take your time and don't bend anything. Surprisingly, the door locking mechanism can get out of whack quickly if things don't line up quite right. Take your time.
  4. Replace the door panel and pat yourself on the back.
Remote Lock/Unlock Fails, Button on Door Works If you can manually lock your doors or the lock/unlock button works inside the car, yet the key fob won't unlock the doors, you have a simple issue. Simply put, the battery is dead in your key fob. You can either open the key fob (squeeze on the sides) and get a replacement battery from a store. Or, you can bring your car to the dealer and they can replace it quickly and easily.
Power door locks sure are convenient, yet they are incredibly frustrating when they don't work. Hopefully one of these instructions above solved your problem.

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SOURCE: 2004 Camry front driver door lock will only lock/unlock with key

Remove the door panel and reconnect the plug going to the front driver door lock or, if you can hear the motor trying to engage the door lock cam when you press the lock/unlock remotereconnect the door lock lever bar

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SOURCE: 1998 Toyota 4runner driver side power door lock problem.

probably gonna have to take the door panel off. You say it wont unlock or lock with the key? if thats the case its probably broke inside the door.

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My Toyota corolla Conquest 2003 Right Hand Passenger door does not close automatic every time i can lock manually

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SOURCE: Driver-side door lock does not automatically lock

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SOURCE: 2004 Toyota Sequoia. Driver door

remote door lock basically unlocks and locks using air pressurized not wires or gears air pressure is directed from a little pump that compresses the air to shoot out the lock probably it is the air line not the pump itself

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