Q: Some doors lock an some don't. 1 day frt pass may lock next day not. Like a whack a mole thing. Same whith unlocking. It's a 4 dr.

asked by on July 23, 2017

The doors lock or unlock (by remote starter fob) randomly by the driver. If you lock, 2 will lock and 2 will not. Or 1 will lock and 3 will not. It's random which doors will or will not lock. I don't recall of when all will lock properly.

My car has 43000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If you door lock motors get out of sync then just hit the unlock button several times to see if all doors unlock and then see if they will lock all together from door switch? If they do not straighten out then the affected doors lock actuators internal switches are going bad and would need to replace lock actuator.

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

What others are asking

Car needs 02 sensor and front speed sensor hard shift into third could this be the cause it only does it when warmed up

Hey Cody. Thanks for contacting us today. While do-as-you-go is a great way to learn, with resolving like you've described, it can cost you a ton of money in replacing the wrong components. For example, many O2 sensor OBD-II trouble...

Check engine light on

If the thermostat is stuck open the computer will set a code for it now getting to operating temperature as fast as it should. You should have thermostat replaced and coolant changed to try and fix the codes.

I have replaced just one ignition coil, but not other 5. Will they fail, what mileage to change, and will it affect performance?

If you take the price you paid for the one coil and multiply it by five the price will be close to what it would cost. Going up hills is always a gas usage problem and will affect mileage. You...

Hi Samuel, my Hyundai Accent 07's clutch slides straight to the floor with no resistance, the gears won't catch and the reverse g

Hi there. Usually when this occurs, the issue is with the clutch master cylinder. A clutch master cylinder contains a reservoir that stores the brake fluid. It is connected to the clutch slave cylinder through hoses. When you push the...

Oil dipstick is stuck

The oil dipstick has small rivets in it toward the bottom which can sometimes make it difficult to get out depending on the angle or curvature of the oil dipstick tube that leads down to the oil pan. Sometimes wiggling...

After hitting a big puddle, car has whirring/grating noise in front of car. Also driver seat belt buckle won't pull out when cold

The seat belt retractor should be replaced as an assembly. It can be checked for obvious, and repairable faults, but generally an item like that which is safety related is not worth taking a risk over. Water can exert lots...

Clicking when A/C is on

The temperature or mode a/c doors in the dash heater air conditioner doors have electronic actuators that when they go bad may start to click when the a/c is turned on or when trying to change door position that has...

Lightning bolt traction control

Hi Lindsey. Thanks for contacting us today. The lightning bolt light typically indicates an issue with the charging system, such as an alternator fault, battery fault or electrical sensors related to this system. This could also trigger some of the...

I am having trouble starting my 2007 Dodge Charger and it does not have good acceleration

Hello. There are a lot of things that can cause this on your vehicle. I would usually start by scanning the computer for any codes. If there are codes set it can help to find the issue. If there are...

Related articles

Top 10 PZEV Cars for Eco-Friendly Drivers
Teddy Leung / Shutterstock.com The whole idea of a PZEV (that is, a partial zero-emissions vehicle), seems paradoxical. You’d think it’d have to either be zero-emissions or not in the category at all. But as contradictory as...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're in a Wheelchair
Being Being in a wheelchair means you have a very specific list of demands, and requests for your vehicle. The main focus is of course how you will get in and out of the vehicle. There are some other aspects...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Athletic Coach
If If you are an athletic coach, you need a used vehicle with tons of room to transport gear. Once in awhile, you may have to take a player or two along with you as well. What this means is...