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Old 07-23-2012, 06:43 AM
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1st ... my passenger side door lock won't lock automatically for some reason, it instead just makes a continuous buzzing sound, like it's trying to lock but won't catch and pull the lock into the locked position. How do I fix this? Because I'm not quite sure.

2nd ... The passenger side rear door doesn't open from the inside, you can pull the handle but nothing happens, maybe something has disconnected or snapped. Not sure about this either.
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My truck did this yesterday (the passenger rear door), and somehow I guess someone hit the child lock switch but I don't know how! Check that out and see if it got switched
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1. could be a bad solenoid motor, pull the door panel

2. the rod might have popped out of the latch socket, pull the panel off
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I second the door latch (solenoid). It has an internal actuator. You'll have to pull the door panel WITH THE WINDOW UP. Take out the 3 torx screws along the outside of the latch un-clip the outer handle mechanism (easier if you wrangle the outer handle loose after removing the 2 nuts that hold it from the inside), outer door lock, inner bar (they're color coded clips),, unplug the lock actuator plug and slide the whole thing down and turn it to get it past the window track.

Probably a good idea to check the child lock before proceeding.
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