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Want to change the drivers door lock activator on 2001 c180

Customer Question

want to change the drivers door lock activator on 2001 c180 but have noticed there is a second wire coming from control box and it is going to the door latch near the key .....is this a sensor and if it is damaged on outside will activator work
JA: Which particular sensor are you asking about? And have any trouble codes been triggered?
Customer: no it is suddering when you try to open it
JA: What is the model of your '01 Mercedes?
Customer: have sourced asecond hand activator
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: but it look o like someone has tried to pry the little square next to the key and damaged itr
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: c180 sedan
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Merc320 replied 2 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** am here to assist you.

Fit the second hand activator and should work just fine.

The shuddering is the activator faulty unit.