Did read about a fix for the actual actuator, but that was on an 850 model so I do not know if they use the same part. When i try and unlock the car remotely, I have to do 2 clicks to open passenger door as the drivers door won't unlock remotely or with the key. It is mostly a pain because, as you can see from the picture of the door, the openings are way too small, so you have little visibility or room to work. It took me about an hour and a half from start to finish with the most difficult part being removing the yellow and black clip from the existing lock where it connects to the external handle, this part alone took 30 minutes as I just couldn't figure out how it was meant to come apart. Hi, I have a problem with the central locking in my V70. Remote will not open the driver door but the key will.
Any help would be appreciated. This car has 69,000 miles on it and I plan on using it for 150,000 miles, at least. When the doors are unlocked and I press the unlock button I hear a click in three doors but not in the drivers side front door. I'm having this issue on my wife's Grand Caravan. National advertising powered by Mediative. Thx all who have replied Weekend so have a chance to sort this out. Can I just keep using the locks manually or is something bigger wrong here? Once the alarm is armed, trying to start the car will cause the alarm to sound.
But with more mechanisms and electronics involved, the greater the chance of something going awry — which doesn't even consider , a feature more car manufacturers are expected to offer in the future at a higher cost. If its running well I get the work done. Remote opens all the other doors including the tailgate. With my luck it probably wont open tomorrow morning now Update for anyone interested: I've bought a replacement control module which is found inside the door after removing the door card. If it were a newer or more valuable car I would trace the entire length of the cable to a connector or splice and replace it entirely with one solid length of new silicon multi strand cable. Have had no issues until a few days ago.
Sometimes at night the interior light does not even come on upon unlocking the car to sit inside. Gently pry at the bottom of the panel with a screwdriver until the christmas tree plastic pieces pop out. You just have to squeeze hard on the sides to get it free. No I've not had mine on vag com I'm guessing you mean diagnostics? You need to remove the door panel and check all the linkages to the door lock assy. Short of ripping the door skin off and disconnecting everything, I think you can only un-deadlock it with the key. I don't know how expensive this might be to fix.
You'll have to make sure the 4 rods aren't getting snagged on anything and also bend the window track out of the way. All other doors and boot open and I can unlock the drivers door by using the key in the door or opening it from the inside. The actuator is operating properly. The actuator should now be completely free. But then there are ones with the same part number as mine for around £50 inc p+p But I would like to be sure it is the lock that's at fault before ordering it.
Put your hand around it and slowly pull it out and you get everything else out of the way. It eventually happened on both my front doors. If i was gonna open it up to fix the actuator then I might as well fix the door handle. No idea where they are in a Grand Caravan. Or should I just bite the bullet and go for the lock! The fault is intermittent, decides to open when it wants.
Palling on faking door card off but what do I look for once its off? The driver door has to be unlocked manually with the key and when I got in to crank the engine, I had to reset the key once even though I had the clutch in and the brake on. I've been looking on eBay for locks the cheapest I've found is £38 free p+p but I'm not sure if it's the right one I need to ask seller more info about it. The easiest and quickest way to reset the computer is to remove the 20A engine circuit fuse in the relay housing on the driver side strut tower for 10-15 seconds and then replace. Only by key or manually from inside, I noticed that when I tried to lock it with the actuator hanging out. The owner doesn't know when the timing belt was replaced. Remove one end of that clip with screwdriver, needlenose, fingers, whatever.
There is an electrical componenet that keeps the motor from burning out if you accidentally drop something on the lock switch and keep it down for a long time. We are the most social Z community on the web! All other three doors unlock fine. There have been a few random days when it will unlock fine and I get my hopes up but will then stop working the next day. Hi Ben, I went and saw an Audi specialist this afternoon just for some advice I told him what was happening to my central locking and told what I had checked and tried etc and he said that he would go for the lock then. Take out the 1 bolt on the left.