2004 Fusion Does Not Fully Remote Lock
Posted 01 February 2013 - 06:39 PM
Just bought a 2004 fusion 3 and I'm loving it! My only issue is that the remote key fob unlocks all the doors fine and can unhatch the boot with no problems... but the lock functions sometimes doesn't work! When it doesn't - it makes half a noise and moves the rear wiper by 90 degrees - but the car doesn't actually lock.
Using the key in the door will work, obviously.
Tried looking in the manual but all the talk of double-locking just confused me. i'm not sure if I've activated something else (hence the not locking) or if I have a fault somewhere..
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:33 AM
1: Should the rear wiper move when I lock/unlock the car remotely?
2: How would I go about checking the wiring to find any faults?
Posted 04 February 2013 - 11:35 AM
I *think* I've deduced that the problem lies within the wire loom connecting the boot to the car. I'll take the car to a mechanic's and ask them to inspect the wiring tomorrow. My current suspicion is that the "lock" wire and the "wiper" wire are mixing signals up - they're probably torn, or touching.
Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:48 AM
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