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Driver side door will not unlock with a key or with the

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Driver side door will...

Driver side door will not unlock with a key or with the electric locks only the driver's door all other doors respond with the electric locks and the key

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Pontiac?

2004 vibe

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Vibe yourself? What have you tried so far?

Spraying key with lubricant, inserting several times

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Pontiac
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Pontiac Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, Pontiac Mechanic replied 5 months ago
Don - Mo Lurch
Don - Mo Lurch, Pontiac Mechanic
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IF the Driver Door will UNLOCK & Open when using the Inside Handle, this is likely the Door Lock Actuator inside the Door
Removal of the Inside Door Panel is needed to Inspect & / or Replace
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Check the Actuator linkage & turn the Key Lock to see if the linkage is moving
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Let me know if you need further

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