The drivers side door lock does not work anymore on my 2005 Honda Accord EX Sedan. It will only unlock and lock manually. Can someone tell me what is causing the problem and how expensive it is to f

Asked by Dec 12, 2015 at 07:01 PM about the 2005 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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A bad lock actuator. It's a smallish plastic gear box with an electric motor in it that moves the locking rod when you hit the remote door lock/unlock button in your armrest or the key fob. It's inside the door near the lock mechanism, you'll have to open the door panel to replace it, they cost about $30-40 at a parts store, but the repair cost is mostly for the labor. Youtube generally has plenty of videos on replacing these for various make/models, search there and make it a DIY project.

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