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    when i go to lock my car the horn sounds in 4 quick beeps, i have heard that it may be the actuator. How do i find out which door it is???

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    Quote Originally Posted by stooie View Post
    when i go to lock my car the horn sounds in 4 quick beeps, i have heard that it may be the actuator. How do i find out which door it is???
    Take a look at each door after you have pressed the lock button and see which one hasnt gone down. The horn basically signals that either the actuator has gone (in which case the door cant lock) or a front door is ajar whilst trying to lock it (also meaning the door can't lock). Rear doors will lock whilst open, however I don't know if the horn will signal when an actuator goes in the rear door. Anyway, best chance to find out whats going on is to look at each lock on each door when you lock it, the lock that doesn't go down is your faulty one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dah_man_ben View Post
    Take a look at each door after you have pressed the lock button and see which one hasnt gone down. The horn basically signals that either the actuator has gone (in which case the door cant lock) or a front door is ajar whilst trying to lock it (also meaning the door can't lock). Rear doors will lock whilst open, however I don't know if the horn will signal when an actuator goes in the rear door. Anyway, best chance to find out whats going on is to look at each lock on each door when you lock it, the lock that doesn't go down is your faulty one.

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    Ok thanx mate i try that, wouldu have any idea of wat a new actuator would cost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stooie View Post
    Ok thanx mate i try that, wouldu have any idea of wat a new actuator would cost?
    I got one of mine done at holdens about six months ago. About $200 mark from memory. The receipt is filed away, cant be bothered finding it lol.

    Probably marked up 100% knowing Holden.... Ask around at some local garages for prices, as it is a common problem.

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    should be around $30 from a decent wrecker.....otherwise ebay even cheaper

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    did you ever play around with ur wiring i had the same problem coz wen i bought my car all the cables were cut and i resoldered everything then it made that sound then discovered that the 2 of the 3 grey wires were connecteed incorrectly

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    you can set it to sound the horn when locking/unlocking the car in the menu. does it still sound when you deactivated that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dah_man_ben View Post
    I got one of mine done at holdens about six months ago. About $200 mark from memory. The receipt is filed away, cant be bothered finding it lol.

    Probably marked up 100% knowing Holden.... Ask around at some local garages for prices, as it is a common problem.
    If it went to a dealer you should check the plastic seal behind the door card has been replaced properly otherwise it can leak.

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    Got a new actuator from senatormike and installed it last week, all works good now and only took about 25 mins

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