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How to Replace a Door Lock Cylinder
A cylinder lock ensures the proper function of your door locks, which help protect against car theft. Replacing this part takes time and know-how.

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When unlocking the door it relocks and window opens halfway
The door handles on this vehicle are electronic. There may be a fault in communication with the handle and the vehicle or worn contacts inside the door handle sending false signals and causing your concerns. Being an AMG model, the...
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The key to the car is stuck in the door lock. It won't unlock the car and it won't come out of the lock
Hi, thanks for writing in. This can happen when the tumblers inside the door-locking mechanism become damaged or broken. This can also happen when the key is broken off inside the lock or simply due to dirt or debris getting...
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Seized lock cylinder
Hi there, thanks for writing in. First off, you don't need to go to a VW shop or the dealership to have an ignition lock cylinder replaced. As a matter of fact, one of our professional mechanics can complete this...
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As I drive, the door locks and keep locking and unlocking, and acceleration seems sluggish.
Hello, thanks for writing in. Most of the time this is due to a bad connection or a failing ignition switch. If this is occurring with the locks as well as a power loss then you may have a bad...
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Power door lock diagnosis
Hi there. The driver door has a door lock release solenoid that operates the latch. This solenoid is attached to the door lock latch. The plastic clip that you removed was for the return of the door lock. I recommend...
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Power door lock won't work in one door
The drivers door lock cylinder is most likely bad and need to be replaced. The rear door may be bad also but is an intermittent problem. I would recommend having the drivers door lock actuator tested and replaced. You could...
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How do i turn off the auto door lock feature on my 1998 Silverado?
Hi there. With the ignition switch off grab the multi function switch and pull it towards you. Hold the switch and turn on the key to run two times. After you shut off the ignition switch, release the multi function...
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Passenger side door not unlocking manually with key. Key won't insert into the door. Trunk lock works fine.
Hi there. The door lock cylinder has either an object in side it causing the key to not fit or the pins inside the cylinder has fallen into the key hole. I recommend replacing the door lock cylinder. If you...
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Door locks but does not unlock with key remote
If the door unlocks with the remote, then the car and the keys are communicating, so there has to be another fault that is preventing the lock from working correctly. It could be a problem with the door lock module,...

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