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Power lock problem. When I push the key to unlock or lock,the knob door is going up and down. How to fix or to open the cover of the door.

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  • Jey Maginoo Aug 15, 2008

    Just yesterday my E-500 have the same problem. If, you try to open and lock the door using the remote, door latch on the driver side will be bouncing up and down however ever the 3 remaining are not acting up just the driver side. Please help! Thank you.

  • Shftyeydgoat Nov 10, 2008

    SAme problem, c240 2002.

    I'm going to remove the door panel and unplug the voltage to the actuator to see if it resets itself.


  • asaphbeats Dec 21, 2008

    I am having the exact same problem. I would hate to have to take it to the dealer.

  • iomelton Dec 30, 2008

    When you drive over 5 mph the doors automatically lock. They jump up and down and unlock. It does the same thing when you lock the car with the remote?

  • frommontreal Jan 09, 2009

    have the same problemc230 2003 driving me crazy

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    what would happen if you disconnected the battery, would that mess with everything else

  • janiced007 Mar 19, 2009

    i have the same problem on my 04 c230

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I had this problem on My 1980 280SE and now on my 2003 E320. You probably have a loose connector in the drivers door. You have to remove the door panel and tighten the wire connector (it may be hard to reach). After I fixed my 280 the problem never reoccured. I am taking my 320 to a local shop. I'm getting too old to remove door panels. I do not know why Mercedes doesn't fix this problem on their cars.

Good luck all.

Roger Hull

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