[DMCForum] Re: Original locking module: Really that bad?
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[DMCForum] Re: Original locking module: Really that bad?

Mine are original from the factory and have never had a single
issue.  I use them everytime I'm in and out of the car and they work
like champs.  Of course, now that I've said that, they will probably
catch fire or something.


> Everyone seems to think the original door lock module is terrible
> will lock you in the car / destroy the solenoids / drain the
> My module didn't work correctly when I bought the car, turned out
> driver's lock solenoid was shot & shorting the entire circuit. I
> rewound the solenoids, reconnected the lock module, and it all works
> great now.
> For the fun of it I took the lock module apart. Folks, this is a
> simple circuit. A few wires, couple of diodes and relays, not much
> else. What's the problem with the circuit? Are we sure this is a
> problem with the locking module and not simply the age of the
> solenoids themselves? When they fail, they will short right back
> the lock module and cause problems. Seems to me that rewinding the
> solenoids will restore them to new and prevent this problem from
> occuring.
> Is there something I'm missing?
> -Ryan

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