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1999 Ford Windstar power door locks only work when key is turned on

1999 Ford Windstar power door locks only work using the driver door switch when the key is turned on. When key is off, only the driver door lock will work. Only the driver door lock will open with the remote.

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For Doors not getting open with remote or key problem,there are help links provided below.Click the link below to go through its procedure and troubleshoot the problem:----
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SOURCE: hi, my drivers door lock

You will have to replace the lock cylinder, they come as a set so you will not have different keys, the cause of this is a little pin in the cylinder is stuck, you could try spraying WD40 into the cylinder first, you might get lucky, once in awhile it worked for me.

Posted on Aug 20, 2008


gerry bissi

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SOURCE: 2000 Ford Focus automatic door locks quit working.

check fuse 63 first.

Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical

  • Binding latch mechanisms
  • Binding linkage
  • Misaligned door
  • Central junction box fuse 63 (20A)
  • Damaged wiring harness
  • Loose or corroded connection(s)
  • Circuit
  • Door lock switch
  • Door lock actuator

It could also be your GEM (generic electronic module) which is expensive as it controls a lot of stuff. A scan tool can be used to cehck for fault codes from the GEM.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009


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SOURCE: where is power door lock relay on 1999 ford

Found this answer in anotherr forum and works for me. Power Door Lock Relay Location

  • Aux Relay Box #4 is in the rear driver's side removable panel with the tire jack.
  • This Relay box holds the Door Lock / Unlock relays (ice cube type). It also holds the Driver Door Unlock Relay and the ACC Lights Relay (rectangular relays).
  • Posted on Oct 10, 2009


    Chris Busby

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    SOURCE: Door locks on Ford Expedition stuck

    Look under your steering wheel right under the dash. There should be a small white strip with 5 numbers. This is your master code for your vehicle. If you bought the car used and they give you a code, they could have made their own code, but the master will override it. If this don't help, the module for the doors may be going bad.

    Posted on Jan 05, 2010


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    SOURCE: need fusebox diagram for 1999 Ford Windstar SE

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