Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Cargo door malfunction

asked by on

The electric cargo door is malfunctioning.

A: The Body Control Module or BCM, controls th...

The Body Control Module or BCM, controls the sliding doors. There have been instances where the BCM has failed causing the door not to operate. One thing that can be done is to reset the BCM by removing its fuse for 5 seconds and then re-installing the fuse. If door operation resumes the BCM is most likely the issue and may need to be replaced at a later date. If this does not rectify the problem then further diagnosis will need to be carried out. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, who will have the training and access to the wiring diagrams to diagnose the electrical issue and recommend the proper repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Charging system warning light.

This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...

Q: 15 caravan put left turn signal light,right turn flashes also front and rear.

I have seen either a bad bulb or the wrong bulb cause all kinds of issues similar to what you are having. The problem is caused because power is not getting to the right ground. The power is backfeeding...

Q: Your SUV may have the optional cargo management system in the back of the vehicle. The system is actually a pair of compartments located under the floor in the back. To use it, all you need to do is follow these brief steps:

Rearmost: The rearmost is the larger of the two cargo compartments. Lift the latch to pull the lid up. Store your items and then lower the lid once more. Make sure it seats firmly in place. Press down on the...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...