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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-28-07, 02:11 PM Thread Starter
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confused door won't lock?

1988 GM- all original, well cared for. all doors (electric) work fine, except for the driver's door. i can not lock the door with the power switch, or the key. my first thought was the actuator, but why is the key not locking it either? the key will not turn completely to lock, but does try to unlock just fine.

any thoughts??? thanks!

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-28-07, 06:49 PM
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Re: door won't lock?

Still most likely the actuator. The key won't turn because it has a rigid tailpiece on the rear of the lock.
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Re: door won't lock?

Yeah man! The actuator is connected to the latch.lock mechanism.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-28-07, 11:01 PM Thread Starter
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Re: door won't lock?

sounds good, thanks.

now where is the best place to find an old part like that wihout spending more than the car is worth?
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