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97 Golf,lock/unlock button inoperative and must use key to enter passenger door. Hatchback is locked and cannot be unlocked with key. Driver's door key does unlock passenger door and hatchback. Is a fuse or relay?

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Drivers door latch is bad there is a module in the latch so the electric side is inop

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2005 Buick Rendezvous you can hear the relay clicking but the door locks will not open and close


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Body control module (BCM)


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When the BCM detects a transition of either of the door lock switches to the UNLOCK position, it switches the driver door lock actuator unlock control circuit to voltage. Since the door lock actuator lock control circuit is at ground potential within the BCM, the LF door lock actuator motor transitions to the Unlock position.
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When the BCM detects a transition of either of the door lock switches to the UNLOCK position, it switches the door lock actuator unlock control circuits to voltage. Since the door lock actuator lock control circuit is at ground potential within the BCM, the passenger door lock actuator motors transition to the Unlock position.
The door lock actuator unlock control circuits are dedicated control circuits used only for the passenger door lock actuator motors. This is done so that the driver door may be unlocked seperate from the passenger doors using a keyless entry transmitter or an automatic door unlock function (if programmed). This video on testing computer controlled door locks on a Subaru , doesn't matter . test yours same way > The BCM controls your door locks .
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Automatic Door Lock/Unlock
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Synchronization
When
Key buttons operated repeatedly while vehicle out of range and system becomes inoperative.
How
Polo: Press key unlock button for approximately 1 second. Golf/Bora: Press key lock or unlock button for approximately 1 second. Manually lock or unlock vehicle. System should now lock or unlock vehicle. If not, carry out programming procedure.
Programming
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Key added or replaced. System malfunction.
How - Polo
Keys can only be programmed using diagnostic equipment.
NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed.
How - Golf/Bora
98MY
Keys can only be programmed using diagnostic equipment.
NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed.
How - Golf/Bora 99MY


Switch ignition ON. Insert key to be programmed into driver's door lock. Lock vehicle manually. Press lock or unlock button. Wait at least 1 second. Press lock or unlock button again. Vehicle horn sounds to indicate correct programming. Keys can also be programmed using diagnostic equipment.
NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed.

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