Power Door Locks Stop Working on Chevrolet Astro

The power door locks may stop working in one or more doors due to a failed actuator. Replacement of the failed actuator should correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 124,025 (48,000–195,000)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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Automatic door locks stop working. Have to use key on all 3 doors. Can get the front passenger door to lock/unlock with the key fob but it doesn't work on the other doors. Back door latch will not work with key or fob.
2000 Chevrolet Astro 175,000 mi,
driver side electric lock stopped working by remote but lock still works fine with key and manually
1999 Chevrolet Astro 108,000 mi,
the button to lock the doors wont sometimes work
2001 Chevrolet Astro 90,000 mi,
Power locks stopped working. Took apart. Passenger side still doesn't work. Just have to open manually. Back hatch won't open. Not fixed.
2000 Chevrolet Astro 162,000 mi,
passenger door does not work with remote it moves a little bit but not enough to unlock the door I did have it fixed any tips on fixing it
1998 Chevrolet Astro 120,000 mi,
Power locks quit working
frount door locks do not lock with auto key. have to use key to open door. willnot lock either.
1990 Chevrolet Astro 195,000 mi,
door locks dont work
2003 Chevrolet Astro 128,000 mi,
door locks were fine first 3 months i had my astro van...then they started going haywire up the dowwn while driving down the road...I had to remove the relay to stop it...now i have no power locks.
Power door locks stop working after using key to open back hatch and back hatch will not open. Not fixed.
Door lock not working
2005 Chevrolet Astro 150,000 mi,
Power locks will not unlock passenger door. Other doors are ok. Actuator inside the door?
1990 Chevrolet Astro 98,759 mi,
In my 1985 van the sliding side door is where my power lock would fail to unlock occasionally. Solution has been to manually unlock it from inside and then attempt to open.
Door lock switches went bad
2002 Chevrolet Astro 90,000 mi,
Front door locks have to be opened manually. Rear hatch wouldn't open but I fixed that. Push rod retainer was broken. Rear lower doors lock but I can't lock rear hatch at all.
2005 Chevrolet Astro 80,000 mi,
back hatch door wont open power locks wont work but fob works except on hatch
2005 Chevrolet Astro 110,000 mi,
Power door locks inoperable, Does not have power to drivers door look switch.
typical actuator failure
door handle spring broke, actuator not working omn other door.