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Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Vanagon

Volkswagen Vanagon Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement costs $316 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1985 Volkswagen VanagonH4-1.9LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$306.36Shop/Dealer Price$366.02 - $497.04
1980 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.0LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$769.24Shop/Dealer Price$944.52 - $1422.62
1981 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.0LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Rear Hatch/Trunk ReplacementEstimate$686.99Shop/Dealer Price$849.33 - $1309.71
1982 Volkswagen VanagonL4-1.6L DieselService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$577.22Shop/Dealer Price$701.05 - $1027.50
1984 Volkswagen VanagonL4-1.6L DieselService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$306.36Shop/Dealer Price$369.05 - $502.34
1984 Volkswagen VanagonH4-1.9LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Rear Hatch/Trunk ReplacementEstimate$238.37Shop/Dealer Price$287.33 - $410.33
1984 Volkswagen VanagonH4-1.9LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$306.36Shop/Dealer Price$360.34 - $487.10
1980 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.0LService typeDoor Lock Actuator - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$870.88Shop/Dealer Price$1066.84 - $1612.56
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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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Kenneth
19 years of experience
Volkswagen Vanagon - Smoke from engine or exhaust - Los Angeles, California
I am so impressed with the knowledge that Kenneth has and explained the problems with my 1983 VW Westfalia Camper in such a way that I learnt a lot about this Van's engine. He spent enough time to check, detect the problems and made suggestions how to fix the issues. I will surely call him back in a week for a re-check. He is courteous, professional and a good teacher.

Raymond

35 years of experience
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Raymond
35 years of experience
Volkswagen Vanagon - Car is not starting - Auburn, Washington
Raymond did an excellent job in determining what was wrong with my van. As a classic car owner, I won't just let anyone touch "My Precious." You can really tell he does what he loves, and he appreciates every vehicle he works on. I wouldn't hesitate to hire Raymond again, what an excellent first time experience with this service!

Trevor

21 years of experience
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Trevor
21 years of experience
Volkswagen Vanagon - Car is not starting - Cardiff By The Sea, California
Trevor is professional and very knowledgeable. He was quick to diagnose our problem and fixed it. We highly recommend him!!!

Enrique

20 years of experience
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Enrique
20 years of experience
Volkswagen Vanagon - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Orlando, Florida
We used Enrique for a pre-purchase inspection on an older Westfalia. He did an incredibly thorough job checking out the vehicle, taking over a 100 pictures for me to see what was going on with the car. His recommendations saved me money!

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