Power Door Locks Stop Working on GMC Safari

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 132,614 (75,000–274,000)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
56 people reported this problem
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door locks stop working.... dutch door won't open even with key.
drivers side won't lock all doors, passenger front will.
door locks driver/passenger side stopped working. rear door lock clicks on and off until speed exceeds 45 mph.
None of the electric door locks are working on my 1997 GMC Safari. They all failed at the same time.
side and rear door lock actuators stop working.
Door locks shorting out. Draining Batt. Disconnected switches.
The Back Window Hatch Will Not Work. I Have Not Been Able To Get It Fixed So I Am Unable To Open It As Well As The Back Doors.
Keyless entry stopped working.replaced both door solinoids.
door Locks stop working in both sides can't open too!
Power door locks no longer working. Dead. Completely.
rear window wont open so I cant open the two doors under the window. replaced everything in bottom of window and still does not work. found a broken wire in the drivers side door boot fixed it and now the passenger side door works LOL because that would not open either with the clicker now it does cant fix the rear window though i am at a lost
At around 32000 miles three of the five door locks quit working. Now at 190000 miles none of them work. I lock the doors the old fashioned way, with the key.
Replaced actuators
passenger door won't unlock form driver side unlock switch.
driver side power lock stopped working, passenger side still works and can lock and unlocks all doors. changed out the activator and still not working.
very sluggish,not fixed
When u unlock doors it loses power on batterry gauge on cluster and only the driver side unlocks sliding door don't even unlock pass. Side lock ot feels like it wants to unlock but it doesn't