Does anyone know of a confirmed source for aftermarket of 4 individual part item for each door? It will take 2-3 hours to disassemble the door panel, remove the actuator, disassemble and reassemble the actuator and replace the door panel. The videos helped with the front door disassembly. Locked doors keep strangers out and when those locks fail, your family's security is jeopardized. Has anyone had any luck in this scenario? And wow, the absolute hardest part was breaking open the plastic case to get to the actuator motors. That is when I new the electric motor was bad.
Where can I purchase actuators for each door? I could probably do the next one in an hour. I could probably do the next one in an hour. It sounds like your issues may have been cable related. You do not need to take the rear doors apart as much e. We make it simple to get the parts that you need see you can save money on your repairs.
There's step by step instruction on how to do it but some people have said it took them up to 4 hours. Take your time and be thorough. Worn-out actuators often stick which prevents doors from being electrically locked or unlocked. The look remote doesn't turn off the headlights as well and no beep is heard. Thanks Paul Did you figure this out? How did you find it?? Dan Curtis Thanks for the tips.
Is there a step by step procedure to debug this in the archives? You would still be able to make the repair, it will just look like a kluge. There are a lot of pictures and helpful postings that will just about take you step by step. Does the red light on the remote flash when you press buttons? Sometimes the open position will unlock the passner's door Front but not always. I'm in the wrong business!! Had to take the driver side door apart to get to the lock actuator assembly and remove it. Is there a step by step procedure to debug this in the archives? Thanks Paul Did you figure this out? You will need to split the plastic lock actuator assembly housing to get to the motor with something like an Exacto knife and glue it back together with a good glue like Locktite for re-assembly. Best to do this back in the house at the kitchen table while watching a football game, for example.
I searched online and no where have I had any luck. Further research says these are called Mabuchi electric motors and they come with a short shaft or a long shaft. You would still be able to make the repair, it will just look like a kluge. Thanks for any help you can give me. When this happens, doors must be physically unlocked using a key. As already mentioned, the actuator part is ridiculous from Lexus.
I've read on another thread that I can fix this with a paper clip. I am going to take mine to be replaced, but luckily I have an extended warranty and it will cover this item. I haven't got to it yet but that's my plan. Have you tried putting a fresh battery in your remote? When the car is locked manually, I can use the remote to unlock all the doors except for the drivers door. I would confidently say your actuator is bad. Hopefully this will help someone, as this is a fairly common problem for Lexus cars.
I'm not sure why I didn't think of this before. Dan Curtis Hello, My driver's sided interior door handle recently stopped working. I need to replace this motor. When I try to use my remote, driver's side or passneger's side door lock swith the passenger's side door lock flickers but won't go far enough to close Locking the door. I am having the same issue. Upon inspection, it seems as though the cable to the actuator broke.
They also replaced the keyfob batteries. If you pry, you will crack the case. Anybody know which shaft length is correct for my car? You will also need to purchase a Walkera Universal Pinion Gear puller to transfer the pinion gear from the old motor shaft to the new motor shaft. Now my passenger door will not lock with the keyfob as well. I manually locked the door with the bad actuator and the remote behaves normally. Even taking my time, I broke the plastic up it was brittle after all these years.