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2008 chevy malibu. cannot unlock doors from dirver

2008 chevy malibu. cannot unlock doors from driver side or passanger side of car. i can lock doors however from driver side only not passanger but can lock doors when car in park, not while car in motion. keyless remote works fine. car locks putting car into gear and unlocks when car in park. car will however just lock and unlock when car is in motion at random times. what can cause this problem? any help would be great

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  • mike Mar 05, 2010

    I'm not familiar with cars electrical but where would you find that switch? If it is that switch how do you go about fixing that?

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    remote will lock car but, won't unlock car



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Intermittent door ajar switch contacts.

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2010

    look for a push button type switch possibly with a small rubber boot on it in the door jam area, usually up by the hinges and sometimes back by the lower latch are. Most of the times this switch makes ground conact with the door open, some times it is completeing a series ciruit and has 2 wires. If your not sure which one to replace then replace them one at a times starting with most likely the drivers door because it gets used the most.



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