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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Something similar to that was happening with our Odyssey...the beeping when you are driving whether it's ongoing or intermittent is the "safety alarm" letting you know the door is not closed. The power lock is not engaging. What I do when I get the beeping while driving is hit the Door Close button. It causes the door to attempt to engage again. To fix it...we first cleaned out the space below the side running board (kids were hiding crayons and things in there), then looked for any obstructions along the top and bottom tracks. I sprayed a lubricant along the tracks (I'd suggest the dry lube kind...I used WD40 the 1st time and had streaks of it dripping down after driving), use a lube that has a long straw to spray in small places...and spray up into the track that runs the length of the middle of the car. Manually open and shut it a few times to get the tracks lubed, then try it out.
If you press the open OR close button by remote or in the car and get nothing...no movement/no noises/no beeping...then it could be the electrical circuit itself, the signal itself may be impeded...or the motor shot. Have you tried any of these suggestions before?
Posted on Mar 22, 2009
SOURCE: automatic sliding doors
My door also had the same problem: It would only open a few inches, then it would stop. Moving it manually one more inch and trying again would make it go all the way. In my case, this was due to the wire harness being bent in a certain way right at that point (and the wires being broken there).
First make sure that the door moves smoothly over the location where it stops by moving it manually. If it's hung up on something, try to find it. In my case the door itself moves very smoothly all along the path with just a finger (or two) pushing it.
I took two screws off the top plate of the arm where the motor in the door meets the frame (bottom of door). I then took this plastic arm cover off. I could then see the wire harness and the gear. Now, make sure there's nothing major wrapped around the gear; next, see if you can get the door to start moving by pressing the button at the same time as you wiggle the wire harness. If the door starts to go, then it's likely a bad wireing harness.
I took the wiring harness out of the arm and moved it below the arm instead of within it. Now it works just fine (the harness doesn't bend in the same bad way anymore). However, I anticipate having to buy a new wiring harness to fix it for good.
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
This may or may not work depending on exactly what is wrong with the door, I cant tell what is wrong without looking at it directly however:
You can try starting with all doors closed and unlocked, keys in hand disconnecting the battery and letting the vehicle sit for 2 min or so, then reconnect the battery. Put the key into the ignition and turn it to the on position but do not start the van. Next press the button to disable the power sliding door for the drivers side, then manually open the door fully, wait 5 seconds, then close it manually fully. Press button the button again to re-enable the power sliding door, then try to use it with the automatic feature either by pulling the handle or using your remote, this may or may not work depending on if the door has somehow become de-initialized (it should work now) however if something is broken inside the door closing mechanism or door closed/open sensors, the door will continue to malfunction.
Posted on Aug 23, 2009
Look at safey neutral swith for being broken. Replace safety neutral switch and your problem is gone. Yellow wire on sliding door control module is control by safety neutral switch which also provides power to back up light.
Posted on Sep 29, 2009
i just had to have this fixed on my 07 sedona on the bottom arm for the doors there are litle lock solinoids that go bad i would take it to a dealer to have it checked for the switch you can turn the power off to the doors and open them manualy but they are hard to open because you are pulling the cable instead of the motor doing it and this will not hurt the doors
Posted on Jan 30, 2010
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