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Driver lock not working

I also can't manually pull up on the lock cap that comes out of the door, if that makes sense. I took off the door panel, wires look good, rod's look good, from my amateur opinion, but the lock will not unlock with key fob or door switch. I have to go through the driver back door to reach in and open driver front door from inside. If I use key to get in, I have to almost break the key to get the lockrod to come up enough to open the door. However, lock stays locked. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, again!!!

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  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    the lock rod will move up and down with the door open however it is real stiff in movement and seems to be binding alittle

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    when the door is open you can move the lock rod up and down however it seems to bind up a little when the door is shut it will not lock at all

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It sounds like the actuator for the lock has seized up and may need to be replaced...

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Have you tried spraying some WD40 inside the lock and also if you have the panel off spray some on the rod at the area around the pull up lock. then try working it

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You have to remove the lock cylinder and laso the locking mecanism it self it sounds like one of the tabs (plastic) broke off,check all the linkages

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