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Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement Service

How much does a Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a Ford Explorer Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement is $178 with $74 for parts and $104 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2013 Ford ExplorerL4-2.0L TurboService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$532.18Shop/Dealer Price$631.48 - $888.89
2013 Ford ExplorerV6-3.5LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$510.72Shop/Dealer Price$613.69 - $882.02
2004 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$338.14Shop/Dealer Price$397.96 - $536.86
1998 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Rear Hatch/Trunk ReplacementEstimate$251.67Shop/Dealer Price$299.46 - $418.09
2016 Ford ExplorerL4-2.3L TurboService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Rear Hatch/Trunk ReplacementEstimate$639.03Shop/Dealer Price$783.70 - $1192.88
2017 Ford ExplorerV6-3.5L TurboService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$496.18Shop/Dealer Price$595.51 - $852.94
2012 Ford ExplorerV6-3.5LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$443.24Shop/Dealer Price$526.84 - $737.63
2016 Ford ExplorerL4-2.3L TurboService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$443.24Shop/Dealer Price$527.51 - $738.80
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What is the Door Lock Actuator all about?

A door lock actuator is the component in electronic door locks that is responsible for locking and unlocking the vehicle’s doors. When a button is pressed to lock or unlock a door, the door lock switch triggers the actuator. A small motor in the actuator then triggers a series of gears. The final gear is connected to a rack and pinion set of gears, which converts the rotational motion of the motor into the vertical motion necessary to lock or unlock the door.

Keep in mind:

Some modern vehicles have a complete door lock assembly which can’t be separated into individual components. These vehicles will need the entire assembly replaced, rather than just the actuator.

Our recommendation:

The door lock system shouldn’t be checked unless you notice that something is wrong. As soon as you notice your vehicle behave oddly when you lock or unlock the doors, schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Door Lock Actuator?

  • Doors won’t lock.
  • Doors won’t unlock.
  • Doors will only lock or unlock sporadically.
  • Doors make an unusual noise while locking or unlocking.
  • Car alarm goes off randomly.

How important is this service?

A door lock actuator is responsible for locking and unlocking your doors. When the door lock switch is triggered, the actuator’s motor powers a set of gears that lock or unlock your door. When the actuator stops working, there is no communication between the door lock switch and the door locks, and you’ll be unable to lock or unlock the door.

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Duane

20 years of experience
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Duane
20 years of experience
Explorer 2001 - Door Lock Actuator - San Diego, CA
Awesome service, really knows his job and is very professional

Kingsley

10 years of experience
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Kingsley
10 years of experience
Explorer 1997 - Door Lock Actuator - Desoto, TX
I would recommend him!

Devin

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Explorer 2002 - Car is not starting - Lake Wales, FL
Mechanic was on time, he was friendly and professional.

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Explorer 2002 - Car is not starting - Lafayette, CA
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