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Outside door locks wont open with key and inside when i push in the power locks it makes an awuful noise pushing the inside door lock could it be a bad motor for the lock mechanism please help MR FRUSTRATED,thank you

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I believe you are on the right track. It sounds like you have a faulty door lock actuator. ( they typically make a buzzing/grinding type of noise). You will have to remove the door panel to replace that component and a quick call to an auto parts supplier should be able to get you one. Good Luck.

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