So what is the correct part number of one to get? This allows door skin to lift up and out completely. April 28, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Remove the door panel. Took a few minutes to get that set. If they fail it then looks like a robust screwdriver and a big hammer. On our last R32 the drivers side one died so i took it out and resoldered the circuit board used a soldering iron to melt the existing ones and when it cooled the cracks were not longer present. If the driver's door is open with the ignition on, the dash board warning light doesn't come on.
A dealer would just throw in a new door lock. In this article, we will cover the steps involved with replacing the door lock module. You see the little bit at the end of your door handle the little trim where a lock barrel would normally be , well clench your fist and bang it over and over again with the back of your clenched fist while pulling the door handle with your other hand over and over again. As with these modules its not a matter of if they go wrong. Is the new switch I got junk? After stripping the full door down and having a go at resoldering the dry joints myself, it still didnt work.
However, all of the above symptoms are still present. Thank yourself lucky you havent got my nightmare to contend with!!! Maybe for passenger door you could tiewrap this new connector to the wire going to the door light, so you could just pop the light out and pull the connector out through that hole without removing door trims. I scanned the 28 pages of door module soldering repair on vortex, and honestly I dunno if I would even attempt that. After fitting the module i tried everything to prove all features were working such as: - Fuel pump primes with door open - Key out, lights on, door open audible buzz - Door open message on clocks screen with ignition on - Courtesy light on drivers side door on - Roof lights in car come on and fade when locked - Hazard lights flash twice when unlocked, once when locked the single flash had stopped before replacing unit - Check if car still locks with door open, which it didn't Here is a link to the drivers side module: Here is a link to passenger side module Hope this helps anyone struggling with the same problems as i was, looking back i wish i'd bought the unit before even trying to solder my old one Thanks Sam. Are these rivets aluminum or steel? Hinge harness is the first thing to check remove the outer insulation and check each wire for a short. For a freaking door switch. Your door locks are also the first line of defense in keeping your vehicle from being stolen.
Hinge harness is the first thing to check remove the outer insulation and check each wire for a short. During installation, add medium strength threadlocker on the triple square bolts. Remove the 10mm bolts holding the inner metal door skin to the door. The post appeared to be useful and included some good pictures for a stripdown of door's insides. Once it was removed I could more clearly see how to relocate the piece of metal perhaps it is called a locking ring? Reach down into the door card and press from the inside out to try and pop out the white plastic block that the torx screws into, I was lucky on the first door but the 2nd door the door card split rather than the white thing popping out. Can't be bothered it do it again as i remember the last one was a ballache to remove. Connect - 12V wire to pin 1 on locking module.
This is usually due to cold solder joints on the circuit boards. You will only need to apply power for about 1-2 seconds, what this does is apply a direct power feed to the motor only, this in turn should force the motor to pull the plastic cams inside the lock out of its dead lock state. Comments and Suggestions: Autotech 170 Comments: the left front door will not open the lock button and the inside and outside door handles are connected and seem to work the lock button goes up and down with the key, power button and the inside handle yet I can't get the door to open. I called them and they straitened it out and sent me the right one immediately. The handle should pull back and out. See our articles on Front Door Panel Removal and Front Door Window Regulator Replacement for more information.
I have not got it fixed yet, but my alarm is not going off with the new switch in place so im somewhat happy. Its a long number and I didn't keep track of it. I bought a cheap china one online so who knows, it might be junk or the wrong one Blackcoal, did you eve figure out your passenger door issue? This was probably both the dry joints and the Microswitches which were faulty. Then use a flat blade screwdriver to try moving the gear s round. Great fined as my son's golf had the puddle light not working and the buzzer not sounding so decided to strip the door down and solder the joints, which did not work! Should your door locks fail, you run the risk of not being able to get into the vehicle, and you definitely will have a hard time securing it against being raided or stolen. After reading many posts all saying this fault requires a replacement or repair of the driver's door lock module, I have now replaced the door lock module with a new one. The front door lock modules have a tendency to fail after years of use.
Eventually I had to give up due to heavy rain. To isolate a problem, here is a test for the most common failure - the driver's side door microswitch. Push the plastic rivets holding the door module in from behind. Mine was so bad the doors would lock and unlock going down the road. Worse case i've been told they might have to destroy the door card!!!!!!!!!!! I am looking directly at the actuator, but I see no way to remove it from the locked position. Im guessing the passenger side switch may be the problem with the J387 code. Hi all, Over the past few days i have noticed the puddle light in the drivers side is off and i don't get the beep when i leave lights on key is out of ignition.
Also make sure the weatherstripping around the inner metal door skin is seated properly. I would assume all wires. Microswitches within the latch assembly control window roll down and central locking and can often fail. Next as a footnote most parts outlets especially internet type sell the wrong modules. My overhead interior lights still don't come on with that passenger door still, I still have the code for that door, but my horn is honking now every time I lock it, and now the small light in in the bottom corner of the door panel now comes on when the door is opened.