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Every now and then my driver's side door will not not unlock on my 2017. I have tried to open it both keyless and with the remote. All other door unlock except the driver's door. I just open the driver side passenger (rear) door and pull the tab up on the driver door and it opens. Something seems to be sticking every now and then on the driver's door not allowing it to unlcok. Anyone else have similar issue or possible solution?

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If it's localized to the drivers door, first see if it's just gummed up and sticking. Does the button move smoothly when you cycle it up and down? This usually connects to the same mechanism as the power solenoid.
The power lock is part of the door latch, so you'll need to get at that to troubleshoot.
There should be two terminals at the lock. Applying 12V across them in one direction should unlock the mechanism and switching the polarity should lock it. If that works repeatably, it could be the CAN Bus module in the in the door or the wiring. Check for 12V at the connector to the lock while locking and unlocking with the switch or fob to see if the module is doing it's thing. Either way, you'll need to get in there and troubleshoot.
 

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If it's localized to the drivers door, first see if it's just gummed up and sticking. Does the button move smoothly when you cycle it up and down? This usually connects to the same mechanism as the power solenoid.
The power lock is part of the door latch, so you'll need to get at that to troubleshoot.
There should be two terminals at the lock. Applying 12V across them in one direction should unlock the mechanism and switching the polarity should lock it. If that works repeatably, it could be the CAN Bus module in the in the door or the wiring. Check for 12V at the connector to the lock while locking and unlocking with the switch or fob to see if the module is doing it's thing. Either way, you'll need to get in there and troubleshoot.
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