Passenger door wont unlock - Toyota Tacoma Forum
User Tag List

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-03-2018, 03:07 PM Thread Starter
Newbie
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Passenger door wont unlock

So I have a 2006 prerunner sr5 and the passenger door wont unlock. I can move it from the inside though. The keys dont do anything, but when I push the unlock button inside the truck next to the window switches, it budges a little bit and gets stuck about a quarter of the way unlocked, does anyone know the fix?
TristanRoberts12 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-03-2018, 03:59 PM
Mambeau / Admin
 
Enola Gaia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Off the map
Posts: 47,469
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 365 Post(s)
Re: Passenger door wont unlock

There's an electrical door lock unit in the rear of the door (more or less underneath the manual locking button on top next to the window0. This unit is mounted behind the door's trim panel.

The unit has mechanical (cable) connections to the inside door lock controls. If you can lock and unlock the door manually just fine, these are still functional.

If you can hear the motor / solenoid trying to lock / unlock the door, then the electrical connections would seem to be OK.

There's a metal rod that goes upward from the door lock unit (inside the door) to the manual button up next to the window.

My guess is that your problem is most likely related to that rod. It can get bent or loose and bind up, causing the locks to be inoperable.

I'd start with checking the rod / linkage. The other items I mentioned might be involved, but I'd say the connector rod is the prime suspect.

Hope this helps ...


.... And Welcome to CT!

"If i saw a old dude with what appeared to be a cat over his mouth driving faster than me I'd stop driving fast." - Firdaddy
Line-X, ARE, Recaro, Team Voodoo, Husky, Lund, Optima, OMP, Aesthetic Finishers Inc.,Michelin
Enola Gaia is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Toyota Tacoma Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



  Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
99 Tacoma: My door wont unlock Dudesir Interior/Audio/Electronics 9 06-09-2014 11:07 PM
Doors wont lock/unlock Acorogia Interior/Audio/Electronics 24 06-09-2011 06:56 PM
turning key in door doesn't unlock DonBIII On Road 7 06-13-2008 11:59 AM
WTF, my door wont unlock or open? Need help!!! NastyCamd93 1995.5 - 2004 39 12-19-2007 05:46 PM
driver side door locked and cant unlock it surfnski Body / Structural 11 02-04-2006 12:25 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome