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#62 of 90 power lock problem
Jan 23, 2012 (6:36 pm)
I am having the same problem with my 2007 CR-V. I am also having intermittent problems getting the hatch to unlock so that I can open it. I think that it is related to lock on the front passenger door. Did anyone get this issue resolved? If so, what was the solution?
Can anyone please tell me how much to get parts, and how to repair yourself. Why do we have Honda? I have this for dependability, but it giving me problems with power locks. It is not a bad car for its money, but i would like to get into my car when I want, not when car wants me to get in. I actually had to call locksmith to open my car twice already. I need help please.
#63 of 90 Re: power lock problem [crv9]
Mar 18, 2012 (8:13 pm)
There must be some systemic problem with these electronic locking module switches. I have replace, in order, driver's door, left rear door and now the right rear door is doing the same thing (automatically unlocks) and then relocks after a stop only to unlock again. I guess Honda needs another $250 from me. 2007 CRV-EX. Of course all occurred out of warranty.
#64 of 90 Re: power lock problem [mikey2525]
Jun 29, 2012 (12:11 pm)
Just wanted to add my voice to the choir. I've got a 2008 CRV, and the doors recently began locking themselves immediately after I shut the door (despite the fact that I deactivated the auto door lock function). What concerns me most is you can't even manually open the driver's side door with the key anymore. The latch is stuck in the locked position and turning the key feels like you're forcing something that doesn't want to move. If the keyless entry system ever malfunctions, I'll be locked out of my own car.
Has anyone spoken to dealer about this problem? For a part like this to malfunction in less than five years seems outrageous to me.
#65 of 90 Re: 2011 Honda CRV Locks [conniesb1]
Aug 02, 2012 (3:24 pm)
I just bought a 2011 Honda CRV and I am having the exact same problem.
My remote will unlock the doors but will not lock them. When I get in the car I cannot lock the doors manually, which doesn't give me a safe feeling at all. I talked to one guy and he said the doors will not lock while the key is in the ignition. What happens when I am at a stoplight and I feel the need to lock my doors? Anybody else having these problems?
#66 of 90 Re: power lock problem [peychaud]
Aug 05, 2012 (8:51 pm)
I am having the same prob with my 03, wondering if you found any solution. I replaced the driver side actuator (and then the locks lock automatically after I would unlock them, and remain locked!). But I suspect that the actuator did need to be replaced, but maybe there is some kind of mechanical issue with latch mechanism, that is not allowing the actuator to work properly. Something seems stuck. Did you ever get a solution,
#67 of 90 Re: power lock problem [jai3]
Aug 06, 2012 (7:04 am)
So far, I have replaced 3, all but the front passenger door. The service tech at Honda was aware of the issue, however, Honda, does not recognize the issue as a defective design, or defective actuator unit. So I guess we get to replace on our own at about $250 per unit...
#68 of 90 1997 CRV lock / inside handle issue....
Aug 07, 2012 (6:27 am)
It looks like this thread is still active so maybe I can get some feedback. My drivers door lock has been difficult to open with key since i bought it used about 1.5 yrs ago. I'd have to lock unlock it few times cause it would unlock but then lock again when key returned to up. Plus when it did unlock it felt like it was forced. The drivers lock also locked / unlocked all doors and the drivers door had to be locked with key when exiting vehicle (i was told this was normal).
The other day I went to exit vehicle and inside handle wouldn't open door tried locking / unlocking with inside switch they all went up and down but handle still not working. Now i have to put win down and reach outside to open door. A friend who's locksmith came and checked it out found all looked fine so he said i needed to get a new door latch. He said it wasn't the electronic part that did the auto lock of all doors cause they all still lock with the inside switch.
After reading this thread I am wondering. Does anyone know if this problem is due to actuator or do I need to replace the latch part? Problem is so far i've only found 1 latch part and it is for right front door!
#69 of 90 Re: Locked out of my 2007 Honda CRV! [bbboop]
Aug 22, 2012 (6:45 am)
I have a Honda CR-V 2008 and had the same problem. This seem to be a recurring issue. I think it is time that the manufactures need to look into this matter before we Honda patrons end up getting hurt.
#70 of 90 Re: Locked out of my 2007 Honda CRV! [jello2011]
Aug 29, 2012 (6:35 am)
I have a Honda CR-V 2007 and have the same problem.
My rear door behind the driver would unlock itself automatically.
I was able to get it to lock manually after 5 or six tries (by manually holding the door in the lock position).
I brought my car in to my local mechanic. He diagnosed the issue as requiring an actuator change and ordered the part for me. He "lubed" up the actuator and it's now working. Since the actuator is electronic, the order can't be cancelled therefore I'm scheduled to replace the actuator tomorrow...
My suggestion is to try to lube the actuator and all your electronic wires and electronic parts by getting rustproofing.
#71 of 90 Re: Locked out of my 2007 Honda CRV! [etoch]
Sep 17, 2012 (10:58 am)
Same exact issue here - I have a 2007 Honda CR-V and my rear/passenger door unlocks itself automatically. For a while I was able to get it to lock manually, by holding the door in the lock position, but no longer. Now every time I go under 9 miles/hour, my car thinks the doors are not locked, and automatically re-locks the 3 working doors, as well.
Honda is denying this is a factory defect, but with all these comments, it obviously is. My car has 39,000 mile on it - no way there is extensive wear and tear on the locks.