Looking for a photo for my profile that makes me look like a smart brunette car problem knowing gal lol :) Having issues with the locking workings of my Ford explorer 200 4 door has always had some kinda issues but manageable now is unacceptably locking my passengers in

305

Asked by Jan 17, 2014 at 12:58 AM about the 2000 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my keylock entry has always had to be keyed numericly my key usually doesnt make a difference to open driver door... my passenger seat never gets ridden in it is my office and peace of mind free from hands voices movement phones and all that so i rarely unlok by hand or use it the back passenger i keep off limits too seesing as i can usually play thier combination and get them open nicely when the car feels need lol but my back passenger its the "door" my daughter has had no prob unloking for 3 yrs..... sure its a cple trys but gives right in mostly however i have had a few new passengers and so she is just sticking appearing like she shall open and then nope and this is very fustrating where ahall i start i have replaced door lock knobs wich might i add are hard to fing real metal these days everything was plastic novelty :( lol but im a great finder of things lol help thanks Ms. Minister Thomas

2 Answers

237,795

So trying to read your question, I have to ask a few. So the passenger side doors sometimes open, sometime not? When getting in and out. Does it seem the door latch itself is stuck, and or the door lock doesn't unlock (actuator)? Look inside the door, there should be a child safety lock switch. Move that back and forth, maybe that is causing your issue since it could be sticking?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
18,330

I really cannot make heads or tails of what you are trying to convey. Allow me to ask: When you depress the button to unlock the doors, does one of the locks not unlock? If so, does it appear to jiggle when the button is presses? If you hit it a couple of times does it then unlock? If that is the problem then changing the actuator is not simple. On many many occassions I have been able to remove the door panel and flood the actuator with WD 40 to remove crud, and I mean a lot of it, that builds up and makes it stick.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Power Locks Fail 1994 Explorer 9 answers

    1994 explorer limited. All my power locks (4) stopped working. The passenger front right was intermittent for 2 years but all other locks worked. Now all 4 stopped all together. Remote doesn't work...

    1994 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 99 Ford Explorer door striker 25 answers

    Cannot believe this. All dealerships in area do not have in stock. Checked and learned even Ford Motor Company is out of them. Anyone know where a replacement can be located? This part is not uniq...

    1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLS SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What would cause a 2002 Ford explorer engine to just stop in the middle of driving? 52 answers

    I was backing the 2002 Ford explorer out of our driveway, when it suddenly stopped, no warning, no unusual sounds. The dash indicators lights, the radio, etc all work. When you turn the key in the ...

    2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why are all my lights flashing? 18 answers

    I have a 2004 Ford explorer and recently I have been having issues with all the lights on the dash and radio plus the actual lights on the outside of my car blinking. Its the same sound and speed of...

    2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V8 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Power door lock issues 1 answer

    My driver side power door lock is malfunctioning. It works when I press the unlock side, but not when I press lock. Do i need to replace the actuator or is it less complicated than that?

    2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin 4WD Crew Cab

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 10,090
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,110
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,022 Great Deals out of 74,888 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Expedition
472 Great Deals out of 24,887 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
547 Great Deals out of 29,234 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford F-150
2,194 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Durango
273 Great Deals out of 22,704 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Highlander
345 Great Deals out of 24,768 listings starting at $2,499
Used Ford Escape
1,395 Great Deals out of 93,562 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota 4Runner
254 Great Deals out of 20,494 listings starting at $1,800
Used Nissan Pathfinder
266 Great Deals out of 22,735 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Yukon
376 Great Deals out of 18,226 listings starting at $2,950
Used Ford Explorer Sport
223 listings starting at $4,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 44,525 listings starting at $22,710
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
179 Great Deals out of 5,335 listings starting at $16,900
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
178 Great Deals out of 4,653 listings starting at $13,890
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
218 Great Deals out of 6,173 listings starting at $9,990
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
113 Great Deals out of 2,987 listings starting at $7,300

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.