Stan

Sebeka, MN

#21 Jan 16, 2012
Door locks on my 06 taurus only work to lock. They lock and unlock just fine with the remote. Any Ideas?
Andre

Monroeville, PA

#22 Feb 1, 2012
Your car is haunted.
Kielbasa

Meriden, CT

#23 Mar 9, 2012
My girlfriend's mom has a 2002 Taurus,(I do not know the trim package,) her driver door will not unlock when using the key fob. All of the other will. I am guessing that it is the actuator. I was curious to know if anyone else was having this problem, but I see not. I am wondering if this is a do it yourself job, or should I ask...... how hard of a job is it? I see the actual part on the internet is a reasonable priced part. Could it be something else creating the problem? You can reach me at GJGlen@Cox.net
Kielbasa
justin

Jacksonville, FL

#24 May 27, 2012
Genevieve wrote:
I own a 2008 taurus limited. Just a few days ago we started noticing the locks were unlocking themselves. This includes the headlights turning on and the lights within the car turning on as well. This is all by itself, none of the keys are around. It's like I just bought 'Christine'.
Also, a week or so ago our driver side heated seat stopped working. You press the button and the 2 indicator lights turn on for about 1 second, then immediately turn off. The passenger side seat warmer works just fine.
Any ideas/solutions?
Thanks,
genevieve
Have problem with locks same modle did you figure it out yet?????
Charlie

Raymond, ME

#25 Jun 14, 2012
Charlie wrote:
Same problem on a 2008 Taurus X. Doors unlock themselves and lights turn on in wet/damp/foggy weather. What receives the signal from the buttons on the key fob? Is it the key pad on the driver's door, or some other part on board the vehicle?
Finally took it to the local Ford dealer. He replaced p/n 5F9Z-19A434-A harness that attaches to the keyless entry keypad. That was 4-months ago and the problem hasn't reappeared. No visible damage apparent on the old harness.
shelby

United States

#26 Jul 1, 2012
I haven't 03 ford taurus. When I hit my power lock button only the rear doors unlocked. You can't even feel the solenoid working on the front doors. I am a locksmith so I am educated somewhat in this issue. So when I use the remote the front doors won't unlock nor will the trunk open. I don't see both actuators and trunk actuator going out all at the same time. Normally you feel a vibration of the cylinoide trying to work these don't. Back doors open just fine with this remote pop up and down. Somebody help me figure this out.
scott

Hillsdale, MI

#27 Aug 26, 2012
Steve wrote:
I know this was posted a while back, but if someone reads with the same problem, it is the door lock actuators. I have a 99 taurus, and all 4 did the same thing, and I questioned it too. I replaced the lock actuators, and they work fine.<quoted text>
I have the same problem with a 1999 mercury sable the door locks won't lock with remote or buttons on the doors, they move a bit but won't go up and down completely!
bcas4

Saint Petersburg, FL

#28 Sep 8, 2012
Steve wrote:
I know this was posted a while back, but if someone reads with the same problem, it is the door lock actuators. I have a 99 taurus, and all 4 did the same thing, and I questioned it too. I replaced the lock actuators, and they work fine.<quoted text>
don't know if you are still here but, how did you replace the actuators?
Help

Charleston, WV

#29 Oct 14, 2012
My girl friend has a 2008 Limited Edition. It has the same problem the lights go on & off by there self when the keys are on the table. And when driving the locks unlock & lock by its self...Her Battery has been ran down once by this... Just like the other guy when she takes it to the dealer it works fine...Please help
Madd Kow

Pflugerville, TX

#30 Dec 4, 2012
Jamell wrote:
I have a problem. my power door locks on my 06 ford taurus are acting up they constantly unlock over and over again.what would cause that? It all started about 2 days ago and has gotten worse since then
@Genevieve
How much did it cost to get that fixed?
i have a 96 taurus gl and it does the same thing. locks go up and down all the time on their own. please advise. ty
Sai

Hyderabad, India

#31 Feb 6, 2013
You car control is hacked.
Genevieve wrote:
I own a 2008 taurus limited. Just a few days ago we started noticing the locks were unlocking themselves. This includes the headlights turning on and the lights within the car turning on as well. This is all by itself, none of the keys are around. It's like I just bought 'Christine'.
Also, a week or so ago our driver side heated seat stopped working. You press the button and the 2 indicator lights turn on for about 1 second, then immediately turn off. The passenger side seat warmer works just fine.
Any ideas/solutions?
Thanks,
genevieve
shar johnson

North Ridgeville, OH

#32 Apr 4, 2013
I had a problem with my 98 Ford Taurus...the autolock feature when you move the car no longer worked...I was told replace part (dealer part and expensive) here's what worked for me (after a call to my big bother, who can diagnose my car just by the sounds I make over the phone to him) ...get a can of brake cleaner (I got the non chlorinated), the spray stuff with the plastic extender (like the ones that come on wd-40 cans)...not brake fluid, brake parts cleaner....spray it into the lock jamb, all around...the switch or whatever is probably gunked up...just did it on mine, light in dash saying myn= door is ajar is now off, and the locks work perfectly now when I take off...
Danno

San Juan, Philippines

#34 Apr 6, 2013
Hi Zubin,

You experienced the same problem as we did with our 1998 Ford Escort. Upon hitting the unlock button on the remote all 4 door locks would move up slightly but as far up as it should. Since I thought this could lead to something potentially worse I called the service of a[URL=http://www.locksmithexpe rt.co.uk/ ;]locksmiths Barkngside[/URL]- who were local to me. Within 20mins they arrived at my house where the car was. The guy did a professional but yet, simply job and simply loosen the hinges inside the door card to allow for better movement and all was back to normal. They didn't charge much because it was a small job and I respected his honesty for that. He did say that if the problem comes back I could repeat what he just did or give him a call and he'll be over in a few minutes.
Austin

Charleston, WV

#35 Jul 9, 2013
I have a 99 Ford Taurus se, I have the exact same problem as the original post. Damn Ford. If it happens so often, why is it not recalled, and why doesn't Ford offer a free solution on them?
DUSTIN

Kane, PA

#36 Nov 12, 2013
Charlie wrote:
<quoted text>
Finally took it to the local Ford dealer. He replaced p/n 5F9Z-19A434-A harness that attaches to the keyless entry keypad. That was 4-months ago and the problem hasn't reappeared. No visible damage apparent on the old harness.
about how much did it cost
Ron

Raleigh, NC

#37 Jan 23, 2014
The locks were repeatedly unlocking themselves so I removed the fuse (fuse #17) to disable, but then the lights would come on and go off by themselves (I originally thought my lights were coming on and going off by themselves due to the door lock issue). Anyway, replacing p/n 5F9Z-19A434-A did the trick for my 2008 Ford Taurus X. I tried to replace it on my own, but I was unable to remove the plastic anchors from the old switch and install the new switch in the same routing pattern that the old switch was in. I was uncomfortable taking off the metal plate inside the door panel to gain the access I needed to do this. I tried to rig the new switch in there not anchoring it with the plastic anchors, but I couldn't keep it out of the way of the window when I rolled the window down. So I had a local garage install it for me. The part was ~$30 and the install was ~$70.
Don

Elizabethtown, KY

#38 Mar 4, 2014
I recently got a 2004 Ford Taurus without a wireless remote. I purchased an OEM on-line. The programming instructions do not work. It says that the "door locks will cycle to confirm programming" and that does not happen. I also noticed that the locks will not "automatically" lock when I put it in gear and start driving. The locks work fine other than that. What can I check?
Issac

Phoenix, AZ

#39 Mar 14, 2014
Steve wrote:
I know this was posted a while back, but if someone reads with the same problem, it is the door lock actuators. I have a 99 taurus, and all 4 did the same thing, and I questioned it too. I replaced the lock actuators, and they work fine.<quoted text>
Did you replace the lock actuators yourself? And how much did it cost?
2001taurusses

Kenosha, WI

#41 Oct 22, 2014
Alright you are all stupid. Look it up on YouTube. Replace your lock actuator on the doors that don't work. That's the only problem. And no grease will not fix it. There is a little metal plate inside a motor in your actuator the just stops conducting electricity and unless your very skilled at this and can manage to take apart your solenoid and put it all back together without ruining it, then I suggest you just replace it. This is one of the many common problems with the tauri. As well ass a leaking timing chain cover, yes that means you're leaking coolant. And as well as noisy tierods
tierods.
2001taurusses

Kenosha, WI

#42 Oct 22, 2014
Genevieve wrote:
I own a 2008 taurus limited. Just a few days ago we started noticing the locks were unlocking themselves. This includes the headlights turning on and the lights within the car turning on as well. This is all by itself, none of the keys are around. It's like I just bought 'Christine'.
Also, a week or so ago our driver side heated seat stopped working. You press the button and the 2 indicator lights turn on for about 1 second, then immediately turn off. The passenger side seat warmer works just fine.
Any ideas/solutions?
Thanks,
genevieve
You have some major wiring issues with youtlr car and if I where you I'd get the to a dealer or professional as fast as possible before your taurus goes up in flames.

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