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Auto door locks

(1999 Ford Explorer)
in Orlando, FL on September 20, 2010
It worked for several years. Now when you set lever in drive and take foot off brake pedal it does not lock all doors. What can be the problem. Thank you.
davidhazell@bellsouth.net
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on September 21, 2010
Autolocks are programmable. I do not know if you have a door keypad, so I will give you both procedures:

With Keypad:
1) enter your 5 digit code
2) press and hold 7/8 button
3) while holding the 7/8 button, press the 3/4 button and release it.
4) release the 7/8 button

Success is shown by a short horn beep followed by a longer one.


No keypad:
Make sure all doors are closed.
1) key off
2) key to "run" (dash lights on, not starting)
3) press drivers door "unlock" button 3 times
4) turn key to off position
5) again press drivers door "unlock" button 3 times
6) turn key again to "run" position. HORN WILL CHIRP to confirm programming mode.
7) press the "unlock" button once, followed by the "lock" button once. There should be a short horn chirp and a longer one. This will indicate the autolocks have been "enabled". If there is just a single short chirp, press the "lock" button again to toggle to autolock ON.
8) after the short then long horn chirp, turn key off.

Then verify correct operation.

Good luck!
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