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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Passenger side sliding door power lock failed at approx 50k miles. Have not replaced.
1997 Dodge Caravan213,000
same as above
Both driver and passenger side door lock mechanism does not lock driver side door. Drive side door must be locked manually.
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