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I have a 2005 Chevy Avalanche 1500 that is intermittently

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I have a 2005 Chevy Avalanche 1500 that is intermittently locking me out. There is no response to the FOB. This has happened twice and the next day it started working again.
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Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi there, I am Cam. Can I get your first name please?

When this happens, did you try the other fob?

Also when this happens, does the passengers window and mirror work?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
My name is***** only have the one fob which i replaced the battery in. I have no idea about the mirror because I am locked out of the truck when it happens.
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

Are you not able to unlock with the key?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No the damn thing is jammed or something. Only have one door lock on the drivers side.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
This has only happened twice in the last two weeks. It just started working on its own both times on the next day.
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

Ok, I would be suspecting the passengers door switch then. It’s the module that controls the remotes.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
you think I should replace that module?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Can you tell me how much that cost me?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The answer not the module.
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

I think its worth testing when its failing. Cost is I think around 250 for the module, but I have not replaced one in a long time.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Could it just be the relay?
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

No, there is no one single relay that would stop the doors from unlocking. In fact the rear doors use relays, the fronts use the modules itself, so to not have any unlocking or reaction from the truck suggests that module or wiring to it.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok I will try replacing that module. How much does this answer cost me?
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

The cost you have paid in the form of a deposit, it shoes as $28, my portion is only released when you rate my service. After that you can still reply with follow up questions as needed.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Is module same as actuator?
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

No, the module is the door switch assembly.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Will I have to relearn the remote?
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

Yes you will need to relearn the remote.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok I am gonna order the part and I will rate you when I get the job done.
Chevy Mechanic: GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

Ok.

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