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How much does Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Smart Fortwo $190 $110.44 $79.99 12% $217.94
2014 Jeep Patriot $310 $165.83 $143.98 13% $359.33
2005 Hyundai Tiburon $348 $203.74 $143.98 12% $397.24
2014 BMW 640i xDrive $308 $163.85 $143.98 13% $357.35
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL350 $416 $272.37 $143.98 10% $465.87
2005 Dodge Viper $251 $162.69 $87.98 10% $280.94

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Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement Service

What is the Door Lock Actuator all about?

A door lock actuator is the component in electronic door locks that is responsible for locking and unlocking the vehicle’s doors. When a button is pressed to lock or unlock a door, the door lock switch triggers the actuator. A small motor in the actuator then triggers a series of gears. The final gear is connected to a rack and pinion set of gears, which converts the rotational motion of the motor into the vertical motion necessary to lock or unlock the door.

Keep in mind:

Some modern vehicles have a complete door lock assembly which can’t be separated into individual components. These vehicles will need the entire assembly replaced, rather than just the actuator.

Our recommendation:

The door lock system shouldn’t be checked unless you notice that something is wrong. As soon as you notice your vehicle behave oddly when you lock or unlock the doors, schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Door Lock Actuator?

  • Doors won’t lock.
  • Doors won’t unlock.
  • Doors will only lock or unlock sporadically.
  • Doors make an unusual noise while locking or unlocking.
  • Car alarm goes off randomly.

How important is this service?

A door lock actuator is responsible for locking and unlocking your doors. When the door lock switch is triggered, the actuator’s motor powers a set of gears that lock or unlock your door. When the actuator stops working, there is no communication between the door lock switch and the door locks, and you’ll be unable to lock or unlock the door.

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YourMechanic Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

337

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Joseph

28 years of experience
25 reviews
Joseph
28 years of experience
Honda CR-V - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Driver Side Rear) - Sacramento, California
Joseph went above and beyond and went our of his way to fix my driver rear door lock. I felt very safe with letting him work on my car.
Honda CR-V - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Driver Side Rear) - Roseville, California
Joe was awesome! Great communication, easy to contact. Very thorough and detailed. Pointed out my oil and brake fluid wasn't topped off from a recent oil change and encouraged me to go back! Trustworthy, and provided great service. Definitely on my permanent speed dial for future mechanical needs! Thank you Joe!

Jason

31 years of experience
219 reviews
Jason
31 years of experience
Cadillac Escalade - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Driver Side Front) - San Jose, California
Efficient, knowledgeable and pleasant, Jason did an excellent job on my Cadillac Escalade repairs. My preferred mechanic when using YourMechanic. Highly recommend him!

Tinashe

12 years of experience
367 reviews
Tinashe
12 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Driver Side Front) - Smyrna, Georgia
Tinashe did an amazing job! He was on time, very professional and provided the most outstanding service. At first I was hesitant about this side but due to my amazing experience I will most definitely be using this service again. I was able to have a gentleman service me at my home while a rest without having to wait in a service building for hours. I will never step foot back into a service shop again if I can avoid it thanks to Tinashe. If I could rate him more stars I would.

Walter

45 years of experience
135 reviews
Walter
45 years of experience
Honda CR-V - Door Lock Actuator Replacement (Driver Side Rear) - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Walter's timing was impeccable and he was friendly and informative during the whole process. Thank you Walter!

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