My passenger side power sliding door closes but does not completely latch. It jumps back about 10mm or 3/8". i can hear the motor tring but the final latch does not engage. I have tried to clean the pogo pin contacts and corresponding contacts on the door jamb. Is there a senor or fuse that could cause this problem? is there anything i can do to solve this in my driveway?
passenger side power sliding door on 2005 Saturn Relay
by Visitor in Simpsonville, SC on June 17, 2010
1 answer 1 comment
ANSWER by Visitor on January 19, 2011
Check the rubber stripping that goes along the bottom of the side panel. That's what ours was.
COMMENT by Visitor on May 24, 2011
I have had this same problem with my driver's side door for a while, when I would take it to the dealer while under warranty they said it is normal for a sliding door to do that. Whatever! I have read reviews where the door has come open on people while driving, luckily mine has never done that. I also clean the sensor and pins and it seems to start acting ok for a little while. Now my passenger side has started having this issue and it was the rubber stripping along the bottom, it was bent and coming loose. There is a fuse that you can remove that will deactivate the power sliding door, the fuse panel is on the passenger side on the side of the dash. Check your manual for a diagram of the fuses.