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Old 06-04-2015, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Has anyone experienced anything like this? I noticed it this morning. All the other doors locked and unlocked with the remote lock and automatic lock button in the car. However, the driver-side lock was not responding at all.
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Old 06-04-2015, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC & New York
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It sounds like the door lock actuator has failed. It is a replaceable part, but the service provider needs to open up the door to get to it, so it can have a bit of labor involved, though the part is inexpensive.
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Old 05-08-2020, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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I had this happen to me in my 2010 Mazda 3, and it turned out to be the set screws used to clamp the solenoid to the locking wire inside the door had loosened up. I removed the door panel, and tightened those, and it fixed the problem.
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Old Today, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX and wherever planes fly
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My 2006 Acura TSX had this issue. Yes the actuator a fairly inexpensive repair I belive around 250 for the acura so possibly a little less for a Mazda.
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Old Today, 05:25 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX USA
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Super simple to remove the door panel 3 screws and a bit of muscle


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