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Trunk of 1991 240 sedan will not lock with central locking system or key.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Unable to lock/unlock doors with key or remote

Lockng seems to have self cured itself remote button has to be held for 2 seconds each time to operate the lock/unlock system.
Broadband system up and running with no ill effect.

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

SOURCE: Central locking system

I have recently had this problem I believe this to has been caused by a fault in the drivers door lock assembly It seems this contains the remote receiver. In my case I think there had been some radio interference being the main cause. The remote system seems to be working OK, The door lock will still not operate with the key.
Remove and replace the fuse 25 resetting the ignition module. Starting the engine, switch off remove the key from the ignition, stay in the car lock the doors using the door button, press and hold the remote unlock button for approx 5 seconds, listen to see if you can hear the clicking of the door receiver when you press the remote buttons. Press and hold lock/unlock button. You may be lucky.

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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SOURCE: REAR DOOR LOCK

you either have a faulty central locking motor or the wiring harness may be damaged.
Remove the door panel and check if you have a live feed to the central locking motor when you use the fob to lock or unlock. If you have power, then it will most likely be the motor that is at fault.

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Central Locking system blows 20 A fuse.

In response to your request I'd like to say that I have not solved the problem yet but intend to investigate the central locking relay in the engine compartment.

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Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: can't open locked trunk. used key, turn to left

A good locksmith can get this open for you. we used to do these all the time...due to age we don't see many any more. Either the linkage has come off the latch or the vacumm system to the latch is not working.

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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