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Old 08-27-2003, 18:02   #1 (permalink)
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Whats the go with the Dancing doorlocks. The dumlock system that Ford have got is terrible. I suffer from this problem intermittently where all locks close except for the front passenger door lock. that stays down and causes the bloody horn to beep 3 times. Im having to sit in my car and lock the doors manually in succession before im able to close them properly with the remote. I have been told this is somewhat a solenoid problem thats very common.
How much does this normally take to fix and how hard is it to do.....
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What model car is it on?
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Old 08-27-2003, 22:12   #3 (permalink)
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My EL unlocks itself on hot days and sets the alarm off. My parents ED does the same.

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Re: Dancing Doorlocks

Never had any trouble like that, tho ex's father had that with an AU, did it every single time.

Sounds like a solenoid problem.
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Old 08-27-2003, 22:55   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Dancing Doorlocks

My old's EL Fairmont has had this problem. On hot humid days (we had a trip to Sydney and it happened) the doors would sit there and lock/unlock/lock/unlock over and over. The smartlock system/doorlocks were replaced under factory waranty.
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Old 08-28-2003, 03:43   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Dancing Doorlocks

If you have a look in the Tech site (click the link at the top of the page) you will find an article that discusses these issues and how to remedy them.

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Old 08-30-2003, 08:05   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Dancing Doorlocks

Cut the two sensing wires to the front door solenoids, that will cure the problem, and most people never use the key anyway.
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