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2004 Civic Drivers door lock

My daughters door lock on the drivers door is very intermitant. Sometimes you can lock it by the key or by hand while most other times you cannot even get it to push down. It feels like I'm fighting the actuator or something. Unlock by hand or key is Okay but only rarely by FOB. Passanger lock works well and the FOB seems to be good too. FOB has new battery. Thanks for your help

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  • rwess Jun 15, 2008

    had to get police to unlock door now it not working properly

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2008

    I am having the same problem with the driver's lock on my 04 civic. I have to hold the inside door handle and puch the lock at the same time in order to get the lock to go down. I had a non-dealer look at it and he said it was likely a problem with some sort of module, and he said it's expensive and something the dealer should fix. I've also had problems with the fuel door and the "pop-trunk" button, and I think the problems may all be related. I think the cables that run down or near the driver's side door. I'm planning on taking the car to the dealer in the next week or so, and I'll let you know what I find out.

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    I currently have a 2004 Civc SE Coupe with power locks, and my drivers side door will lock via Key from the outside, and will lock from the inside if the door is opened, but once I have the door opened, you can see it tries to lock, but it pops right back up...Help?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    driver door will not open sometimes when it is locked. seems to be frozen

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    My remote door lock will no longer LOCK the doors but will unlock okay
    but will not LOck .....I have to do that by hand.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    fob unlocks doors but will not lock doors

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    at times the drivers door will not or unlock with remote fob or when unit is put into gear

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    The battery seems to be dead in the key fob, it will no longer open the locks



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The driver's side door lock button is designed not to lock from the inside unless the handle is pulled, or the power switch is used. This serves as a reminder to not lock your keys inside.

If you are inside, and push down on the button (not the switch) hard enough to lock it, you've probably damaged it.

Posted on Sep 17, 2008


2004 civic SE

I am having problems with my driver's door lock, it does not lock by key, the only way i can get it to work is to lock it by opening the back door and sliding my hand to the front and locking it while the door is closed.
But it stopped locking with the key and i have to open the passenger's door lock and then open my door from the inside.
Now my trunk will not open with the key. This must be some kind of electrical fix that's keeping my door from opening.
Any ideas"""??????

Posted on Sep 12, 2008


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