Q: Door not locking or unlocking

asked by on

The front passenger's side door doesn't lock or unlock. The actuator might be the problem.

The actuator is the most likely cause of the problem; if the actuator is bad, it may prevent the door from locking, or unlocking. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, run an inspection to diagnose the cause of your inoperative door lock.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 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
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Door not locking or unlocking

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: What does the Source button do?

The Source button is located on your steering wheel. You can press this button to cycle through the available audio modes on your audio system. The order that the Source button operates in is FM1, FM2, AM, XM1 (if available),...

Q: After sitting for months, jump-started battery

Hello. It sounds like the battery is not working properly and this may be the cause of your problem. Batteries have cells in them and these could go bad even with a charge to the battery. It sounds like the...

Q: Wheel bearing question

Hi there. A wheel bearing is actually a part of the wheel hub on your Nissan Murano. When one wears out, it is always recommended to replace them on both sides. On some vehicles, they are directional (meaning a left...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.