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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.

Car Labor Cost Parts Cost Estimate Average Dealer Price Savings
2003 Mazda Protege $126.00 $52.78 $179 $246.28 27%
2008 Toyota Matrix $126.00 $105.58 $232 $299.08 22%
2008 Buick Enclave $126.00 $212.38 $338 $405.88 16%
2010 Toyota 4Runner $126.00 $235.18 $361 $428.68 15%
2008 GMC Yukon $126.00 $195.58 $322 $389.08 17%
2003 Mini Cooper $126.00 $170.37 $296 $363.87 18%
2011 Cadillac DTS $126.00 $99.58 $226 $293.08 23%
2007 Lexus RX400h $126.00 $209.98 $336 $403.48 16%
2005 Porsche 911 $126.00 $185.28 $311 $378.78 17%
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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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