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#1 (permalink) Old 06-01-2011, 04:23 PM
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Passenger Rear Door Wont Lock (Machine Gunning?)

So out of the blue, My passenger rear door is not locking any more. When I lock the doors all 3 doors lock just dandy but the passenger rear door won't go down. I hear 3-4 little clicks trying to make it go down, then it knows its not down and 3-4 clicks again. Still not locked. (Is this "Machine Gunning"?)

You can see the little plastic up/down bit is not sitting straight up like the rest. I don't wanna say its broken off but bent? Or it could be broken off inside- Not quite sure!

Any advice? Any help? Please?

And If any body would have some instructions as to Removing the rear passenger door panel, that would be awesome.

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Hey man, same thing happened to me before...your "Door Lock Actuator" is broken....
There is no other option than to replace it! There is a cheap motor inside the actuator that just gives out...Best of luck
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Hey man, same thing happened to me before...your "Door Lock Actuator" is broken....
There is no other option than to replace it! There is a cheap motor inside the actuator that just gives out...Best of luck
Oh man..

Ok, well thats something. How did you replace it? Where did you get a new actuator and how do you remove the panel?

Thanks a lot bro
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WOW! I just got the same problem yesterday!

Does anyone know if this replacement actuator would work?

Mercedes Benz ML350 Parts > 2003 Mercedes Benz ML350 UNIVERSAL POWER DOOR LOCK ACTUATOR12 volts; 5 wires; Gun style; Central lock; A high quality door lock actuator; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.

Also, how would one go about installing it
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That one will just ruin your day.
Please obtain OEM part for this repair. It will make life a lot easier.
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It is $136 at parts.com for MB original new part.
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is it possible something is caught up inside the latch or something is stuck? It doesnt seem like the actuator is bad because its trying to lock, Its making the noises but its just not happening. And also since the plastic bit is not straight up like the rest im thinking something is caught inside and its off center or something...

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That is A LOT of stuff to do just to take the door panel off.. VERY over my head. I appreciate the link. I was hoping that I could just take the panel off more easier than that just to check if anything was caught on there. But seeing the latch assembly, I would have to take it off to see inside of it.

FML.

Any other links or advice?

Thanks

Also I found this

http://www.carpartswholesale.com/v5/...rsal:0%29&sv=0

For any body who could use it... I'm probably going to need it.
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Also I found this

Car Part Wholesale - Auto Parts and Accessories Catalog - Door Lock Actuator For 2002 Mercedes Benz ML320 Base 6 Cyl 3.2L

For any body who could use it... I'm probably going to need it.

What you found was the actuator to lock and unlock the fuel door.
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well... thats embarassing. What about this?

1999 Mercedes ML320 Door Lock Actuator 163 730 24 35
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