Intermittent Failure of rear door locks to open..help needed

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  1. 08HoeCD

    08HoeCD "Prolly" is not a real word

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    I wish I had the courage/patience to replace the innards of the existing lock actuators, in which case I'd go with the Gruven kit. I ended up purchasing new lock actuators and replacing altogether. First one, for the passenger side rear door, was kind of a PITA, as I didn't know exactly what I was doing; the second one, for the other rear door about 4 months later, was done in half the time of the first---about 20 minutes total.
     
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    Replacing the innards for me requires carving out a good block of time without interruptions. That “without interruptions” is the hardest part! For instance—as I was heading outside to install a security light (mind you I’ve tried for over a month to do so), the wife stops me and derails the task at hand.

    So, either my patience will wear thin and I will purchase new actuators if that’s the problem—or I will patiently wait until I can carve out time to upgrade the current actuators. Either way, I’ll get this resolved because it’s annoying!
     
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    Gruven sells upgraded ones already done but obviously cost a bit more
     
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    08HoeCD "Prolly" is not a real word

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    I didn't realize this. That's the way to go for anyone who needs to replace them and plans to keep his/her vehicle a long time.
     
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