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Only my driver door lock actuator on my 01 sequoia limited

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only my driver door lock actuator on my 01 sequoia limited will unlock via fob or control switch. I replaced actuators and the control panel. No change. What should I do?
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Customer: I replaced the main control panel on the drivers door. I replaced the passenger door actuator. I have tried to find the door lock fuse or relay but that is not marked anywhere on the fuse boxes. Pulled most out and none were burned
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The problem either has to be wiring, the body controller or failed actuators in the latches.

It looks like you replaced just the right front latch?

Was the latch new or used?

Did you use a test light to verify that the latch was receiving power and ground when locking and unlocking, and that the latch had actually failed?