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Old 01-21-2007, 04:40 PM
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Somehow on our 2000 Durango the left passenger's door lock **** slipped behind the door panel, so I took the panel off andslipped it back up in the panel hole.When the doors lock, that door makes a loud buzzing sound near the rear of the door.What in the world could it be?Wife says the buzzing happened when the door **** slipped behind the panel and sometimes she has to manually unlock that door. Perhaps it is a relay that can be changed out. Anyone have a wiring schematic for the doors? Pics? Thanks!
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Old 01-21-2007, 06:17 PM
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it's your door lock motor. my passenger door does it too.I just unplugged it so it wouldnt make that noise
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Old 01-21-2007, 07:11 PM
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I would do that, butwife wants to be able to activate the door with the key fob and let daughter in/out back seat. Is the motor expensive to replace?? Thanks.
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Old 01-22-2007, 04:25 AM
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I would say you have a door lock going bad/out.

Check out the info in this thread for help:
http://www.dodgeforum.com/m_677649/m.../tm.htm#678314

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Old 01-22-2007, 04:23 PM
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I replaced mine last week, bought it at www.wholesalemopar.com, about $80.00.
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Old 01-22-2007, 10:28 PM
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I think it is called a door lock actuator, the door will lock and unlock with the key fob, its just making an irritating sound. [:@] I can't find this part online, any help? Thanks!
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Old 01-23-2007, 03:05 AM
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I think it is called a door lock actuator, the door will lock and unlock with the key fob, its just making an irritating sound. [:@]* I can't find this part online, any help? Thanks!
I'm sorry. I sent you down the wrong path. I knew what you wanted, just provided the wrong link.

HERE! is the correct link below. Read through the info and you will get everything you need to fix it, part #s, How-to's on the install are in the last post at the bottom, etc.

How do I know all this is in there? I wrote it... that's how. [sm=smiley1.gif]
http://www.durangoclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=26951

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Old 01-23-2007, 06:07 PM
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I would call a dealer to ensure the correct part number, then check for best price online.
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The sound you are experiencing is the actuator in its final stages of life.
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IndyDurango, Thanks for the excellent and informative thread!!! My D has been making this noise from the driver's side for about a year now, and I have been putting it off thinking it was either too hard or too expensive. Dealer told me it would be about $350. The information you included on the other site was comprehensive and has led me to realize I can do this myself. THANKS!!!!

I will post again when I have completed my repair...
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