Hello all and Thanks for reading.
I am having problems with my 1999 Safari power door locks.
When I lock or unlock the door with either the remote or the door switch
the drivers door does not lock or unlock. It tries to, you can see the lever
but it never moves far enough to detent the lock, either locking or
After a few weeks the passenger door started doing the same thing.
The side door and Dutch door are fine.
I removed the door panel and had a look to see if the linkage need lubing
they seem fine. The linkage operates smoothly. Since it was open I lubed it
I removed the linkage from the solenoid and tried activating the solenoid it
But when I rest my finger on it does not work well. It has a difficult time
lifting my finger
with just moderate pressure.
My thoughts are that a new solenoid mechanism is required, but before I take
and buy one, I thought I would ask the group.