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Q: Doors not responding to key fob

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Both of the back doors of my car will not respond to the key fob. In addition, the front driver's side door lock will not open using the key fob.

A: Hello. GM has a very lengthy technical serv...

Hello. GM has a very lengthy technical service bulletin about this concern. The reference # is PIE0059, release date 03-19-10. They had an engineer look into the issue and it seems to me they had some low quality door latches. The door lock actuator is built into the latch. I would guess that if the RF is the only one working, that the other 3 need to be replaced. If you have any type of warranty, see if they cover these parts.

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