check for power at the lock actuators when the switch is pushed. if power is present, the actuators are most likely bad.
What’s the process to seeing if there’s power, like how do I go about itcheck for power at the lock actuators when the switch is pushed. if power is present, the actuators are most likely bad.
I’m assuming pl means power locks and if it does then yes. I got this truck in September. Power locks didn’t work for the last dude and now that it’s almost Summer I have more time to work on itStart by putting ALL your truck's details & history (as much as you know) into your signature(<-click that) so it shows with each post, as this page explains:
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What's the history of this symptom? Does the truck have PL in the rear doors?
Open the door panel and using a volt meter se if power goes to actuator when button is pushedWhat’s the process to seeing if there’s power, like how do I go about it
No it’s a power issueDoes it seem like they are trying to work all? I would start by checking fuses, then the easiest thing to start with is likely pulling the switch panel on the drivers armrest to see if you have power to the switch using a volt meter. If you have power there then I'd start pulling door panels and check for power at the actuator when the switch is pressed.
If I were betting man, I would guess the actuators were tired.
Will try that outTrack down your ground(s) for the circuit first. Trucks are 26+ years old and sometimes the grounds can be needing a cleaning. I’d start with simple things first. So Ground(s), switch in drivers door, then check inside the accordion boot between door and A pillar, drivers door first. Not uncommon for wiring inside the accordion to become brittle and break/short, causing windows and locks not to work.