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$5 Door Lock Motor (Actuator) Fix

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Old 12-23-2008, 02:57 PM
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Subscribing to this thread in case mine goes out *knock on wood*
 
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Originally Posted by Mike_Deezy View Post
Subscribing to this thread in case mine goes out *knock on wood*
mines been working like a champ
 
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Old 12-23-2008, 05:17 PM
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I need this for my damn fx... Nice find, nice diy..
 
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Originally Posted by Mannyz33 View Post
mines been working like a champ
Mine has too. Which I'm surprised becuase I have an aftermarket alarm with remote start on my car, it would auto lock and unlock everytime I start or kill the engine.
 
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Old 12-23-2008, 05:17 PM
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This is cool, Mine just crapped the bed last week...I HATE USING THE KEY!!!
 
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what is a bcm?
 
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bed crapping machine lol.. No its the body control module.. It controls about 3/4 of the electronics in your car including power windows, power locks, and some lighting.
 
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How much was the used BCM? Did you have loose wires or install while battery still connected?
 

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its down on the drivers kick panel.. THe wires plug into.. It was $75 dollars used about $400 for a new one. I just have to get the transponder reprogrammed to this new bcm.
 
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did you disconnect the battery before you tried the $5 fix?
 
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To be honest the $5 door lock fix worked a couple times. I put the $5 actuator in a bind by not trimming all the plastic around the handle and the way I installed it was a little different than the author of this post. So it burned out after about 5 uses. Then I started cutting wires and putting volt meters to everything trying to figure out if it was a wiring problem. By doing that either the wires grounded shorting out the bcm and the door switches or when the $5 actuator was in a bind it shorted it out either way. Be careful when you do this operation lol.. test it by hand before you turn the power on and make sure the door lock opens and closes freely or you may burn out your $5 actuator real quick...
 
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Thank you OP and Manny!

completed this today and works great. hopefully it'll last.
 
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Thank you OP and Manny!

completed this today and works great. hopefully it'll last.
Good luck.......Mine still works like a champ, and thats with two kids I have constantly slamming the doors..........
 
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anybody still have the pics?
 
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anybody still have the pics?
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