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Infiniti G35, Coupe, Sedan
#1 of 26 Driver door lock failure
Sep 12, 2007 (6:24 am)
I have a 2003 G35 Coupe. The driver side door does not lock or unlock with the remote. The passenger side still works. Any idea how to fix?
#2 of 26 Re: Driver door lock failure [mrkelton]
Sep 12, 2007 (7:45 am)
Does the driver's door unlock with the use of the lock button inside the car?
#3 of 26 Re: Driver door lock failure [scottm123]
Sep 12, 2007 (8:27 am)
Yes and it also unlocks the old fashioned way by inserting the key in the keyhole on the door. It just doesn't lock or unlock with the remote. Issue is only with driver door. Passenger door works fine.
#4 of 26 Re: Driver door lock failure [mrkelton]
Sep 12, 2007 (9:19 am)
That doesn't make a whole lot of sense, so your confusion is shared with me as well. LOL
If the car receives the signal, all doors should be unlocked, not just one.
Once the signal is received, it's like hitting the unlock button inside the car.
It's not like each door receives it's own signal.
Have you attempted to pair the fobs to the car again?
Does it happen with both fobs?
Very weird issue!
#5 of 26 Re: Driver door lock failure [scottm123]
Sep 12, 2007 (11:24 am)
I was in the car today and tried to lock and unlock. I noticed the lock on the driver door tries to move, but doesn't. It seems it's sticking. Is there a way to lube it.
I did recently replace the window lift motor though that was a few weeks ago. The lock didn't start sticking until a couple of days ago. Maybe something is restricting it.
#6 of 26 Re: Driver door lock failure [mrkelton]
Sep 13, 2007 (5:43 am)
That's gotta be it.
There's a lot of linkage and stuff in there, and something little may be in the way.
You'd be surprised at how something very small could cause it to hang up.
As much as it sucks, I'd consider getting back insode the door and double checking for restrictions.
#7 of 26 Infiniti door lock
Oct 30, 2007 (9:35 am)
The driver door on my 2006 G35X on occasion will lock itself when the car is left unlocked and unattended. The other doors remain unlocked. It has happened in 2 different locations approx 8 miles apart so it is not from a random signal It has happened both with the fob in the console and when I have the for with me. The dealer says no one else has complained of this problem. Am I the only one?
Does anyone have any suggestions?
#8 of 26 Dont't try this but
Nov 29, 2007 (9:13 am)
Don't suggest you try this but I was checking my brakes on my Firetruck when my Infiniti key fell out of my pocket in front of the dual tires. We got an emergency call and had to leave code 3 after returning I saw the key on the apparatus bay and said a few ungodly words. I exited the Truck and to my surprise the key wasn't damaged and still worked. Infiniti should use the same materials in the key to make their cars.
#10 of 26 Re: Infiniti door lock [pkay6]
Dec 21, 2007 (2:37 pm)
I've been reporting this problem to the Infiniti dealer in Raleigh, NC, for 3 years (2004 G35 sedan). Likewise, they say no one else is reporting the problem, and that their techs can't duplicate it in the shop.
Mine self-locks, on average, about 3 times a month, but sometimes twice in the same day. Sometimes it locks when the door closes, sometimes when the door is partway open. In every case, the other doors remain unlocked.
The local shop replaced the lock actuator a couple of years ago, with no effect. I suspect the problem is more widespread, but that many people don't recognize it and assume they've unconsciously locked the door. Infiniti & its dealers seem in no hurry to diagnose the issue.