Central locking problem volvo v70 xc

Discussion in 'Volvo V70' started by doog, May 20, 2008.

  1. doog

    doog Guest

    vOVO V70 XC 2.4 2000

    I have have a problem with my nearside door locking,when I press the
    fob it depresses the doorbutton but it dosent stay down it pops back
    up after a second, all the other buttons remain depressed/locked.Can
    anyone suggest an answer.
    many thanks, DOOG
    doog, May 20, 2008
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    Allen Guest

    My 2001 S80 does the opposite; it never fails to lock but when unlocking
    when the fob is pushed once the door momentarily unlocks then locks again.
    The second push unlocks all the doors. The drivers door never fails to
    unlock on the second push. People tell me the lock motor needs replaced. I
    am resigned to live with it.
    Allen, May 20, 2008
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    James Sweet Guest

    It may just need to be lubricated, I suspect the lock is not quite
    reaching the end of travel, this is detected, and it pulls it back. I've
    never opened the lock motor on a car this new, but those in the 240/740
    are really simple devices.
    James Sweet, May 20, 2008
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    Allen Guest

    It sounds like I need to get into that door. The window mechanism squeals
    when it goes down; Glen says the inside cover has to come off to lubricate
    that. One of these weekends........

    Thanks James!
    Allen, May 20, 2008
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