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Old 10-19-2010, 12:00 PM
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My driverside speaker blew so i changed it and now the door wont lock, i made sure i hooked everything back the right way. it will lock if i take the door panel off and press lock unlock with my remote but if i put the door panel on it wont move the lock switch please help!!
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Old 10-19-2010, 12:30 PM
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You have something binding when the panel is on.. i'
d suspect the linkage rod to the door handle/lock assembly is not installed correctly. Did the lock and latch actuator rods get entanled?
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Old 10-19-2010, 02:35 PM
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yeah look at the linkage just like overlad said. i changed the speakers in my doors about a year ago and had the same problem. come to find out my linkage was jammed up.
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