Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Rear door not working

asked by on

The rear driver's side door not working.

A: Power sliding doors are extremely complicat...

Power sliding doors are extremely complicated. There are motors, and switches, actuators, safety devices, and it’s all controlled by a computer. Here are a couple of things to check. Check the fuses. Make sure the fuel filler door is closed. There is a pinch strip on the leading edge of the door. The door won’t operate if it is damaged. Other than that, any other diagnostics require a scan tool, and a diagnostic flow chart to narrow down why it is not working. Have a qualified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your car’s door issue.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

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: Intake valve control solenoid

Hello - these 2 components mount on each cylinder head, and are partially visible at the "nose" (accessory belt end) of the engine. They use engine oil pressure to vary cam timing relative to the static cam/crankshaft timing relationship. Here...

Q: Does guaranteed 2 pass mess up motors ?

Hello, thank you for writing in. While this product may not directly effect a perfectly good engine, if there are other issues with it, the problems may be exaggerated by the product. Also keep in mind that the product is...

Q: My car has no electrical power and there is a blown 80 amp fuse under the hood

It sounds like you have a ground issue. Check the ground wires from the battery to the fuse box. Make sure that the cables are tight and free of corrosion. Check the condition of the battery terminals for corrosion and...

Related articles

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...
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.