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automatic side door will not work

why has my side sliding door stopped working?

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jc104094 , Check that the child safety lock is not on. Check fuses, if the IGN 1, B/U LAMP, RADIO or PWRSEAT/PSD fuse is removed or blown sliding door will not work. If you have had the battery unhooked the sliding door will have to be reprogrammed. 1st link below is your manual to help check these possible problems and reprogramming of sliding door.

Could be a electrical problem, also could be a mechanical problem with the door. The PSD module, cable adjustments, door alignment adjustments, door switch/ contact switches, corroded/pinched/damaged/loose wire/plug, faulty PSD motor are just some of the parts that can fail or be out of adjustment to cause a problem. There is a possibility that there may be a trouble code in the on board computer and vehicle should be scanned to see. Some of the auto parts suppliers offer free code reading like Pepboys, Nappa, Advanced auto parts,etc and some of the guys are very knowledgeable and may have seen the issue often and put you on the right track. If trouble code 22 in the door module.There has been a service bulletin for that Bulletin No.: 04-08-64-015A.Power Sliding Side Door Inoperative (Code 22) (Replace Optical Sensor).

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Not sure about resetting after the battery is unhooked although mine never works after battery unhook and one day it will just start working fine again, mine quit for about a year and my boss scuffed that sensor lightly and it started working again thank god a shotgun motor for that door is 1800 bucks, its always the sensor just clean with acetone on a rag real good and lightly rub the sensors with about 600 grit paper


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