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|Cars||Estimate||Parts Cost||Labor Cost||Savings||Average Dealer Price|
|2007 Ford Taurus||$141||$64.38||$77.00||22%||$182.63|
|2006 Chevrolet Cobalt||$413||$286.98||$126.00||14%||$480.48|
|2011 Scion xB||$486||$359.78||$126.00||12%||$553.28|
|2014 Acura ILX||$189||$62.98||$126.00||26%||$256.48|
|2005 BMW 330i||$378||$251.98||$126.00||15%||$445.48|
|2005 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG||$1085||$959.40||$126.00||5%||$1152.90|
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.
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.
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.
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.