Noisy or Failed Power Door Locks on Dodge Caravan

If the door lock actuators (integrated into the door latch assembly) are noisy and/or not working, the latch should be replaced. For some model years, the actuator for the sliding door is available separately from the latch.

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Average mileage: 184,333 (125,000–215,000)
5 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000
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problem details
Passenger side sliding door power lock failed at approx 50k miles. Have not replaced.
1997 Dodge Caravan 213,000 mi,
same as above
Both driver and passenger side door lock mechanism does not lock driver side door. Drive side door must be locked manually.