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Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement Estimate for Ford Fairmont

Ford Fairmont Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement costs $274 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1979 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$385.48Shop/Dealer Price$464.82 - $655.10
1981 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$530.20Shop/Dealer Price$645.82 - $944.72
1979 Ford FairmontL4-2.3LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$353.16Shop/Dealer Price$420.98 - $579.38
1979 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$452.44Shop/Dealer Price$551.65 - $794.50
1979 Ford FairmontL4-2.3LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$317.08Shop/Dealer Price$377.22 - $514.63
1981 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$461.44Shop/Dealer Price$555.04 - $793.68
1980 Ford FairmontV8-4.2LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$316.72Shop/Dealer Price$379.70 - $524.09
1983 Ford FairmontL4-2.3LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$335.16Shop/Dealer Price$407.45 - $569.21
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Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement Service

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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18 years of experience
Ford Fairmont - Brake Hose Replacement (Driver Side Front, Passenger Side Front, Driver Side Rear) - Orlando, Florida
John was punctual and pleasant. He knew what he was doing, was familiar with my type of car and completed the work quickly.

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Benjamin
9 years of experience
Ford F-150 - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Passenger Side Front) - McKinney, Texas
Very professional and a few minutes early for both of my appointments.

Angel

26 years of experience
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Angel
26 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Passenger Side Rear) - Tempe, Arizona
Great service !!

Kingsley

12 years of experience
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Kingsley
12 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Driver Side Front) - Desoto, Texas
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