Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail on GMC Suburban 1500

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

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Average mileage: 163,418 (87,000–290,000)
8 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
26 people reported this problem
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1999 GMC Suburban 1500 150,000 mi,
power door lock failure
1999 GMC Suburban 1500 125,000 mi,
door locks failed . driver door only one still working
1998 GMC Suburban 1500 158,000 mi,
the locks on my back doors do not work with the switch. I have to manually lock and unlock them.
1999 GMC Suburban 1500 156,000 mi,
Passenger power door lock does not lock or unlock. Will work manually.
My auto locks don't work. I can't even lock my doors.
1992 GMC Suburban 1500 87,000 mi,
Drivers door lock stopped working, only use with a key. Passenger side door lock and window switches fell into door.
1999 GMC Suburban 1500 158,856 mi,
Slow or multi tries to unlock all doors for along time. Just recently stopped all together. Getting ready to fix it
Doors will not lock with button have to manually do it
1999 GMC Suburban 1500 140,000 mi,
Door locks seem like they have part power.
right door and rear door locks at times do not open when the buttons are pushed.
1997 GMC Suburban 1500 173,000 mi,
all four doors, operates manually okay