Main IndexAuto Repair Home Search Posts SEARCH
POSTS
Who's Online WHO'S
ONLINE
Log in LOG
IN









1999 Olds Silhouette power sliding door


  Email This Post



dcaldwell34`
Anonymous Poster
dcaldwell34@hotmail.com

Nov 11, 2008, 5:05 PM

Post #1 of 4 (3386 views)
Shortcut
1999 Olds Silhouette power sliding door Sign In

1999 Olds Silhouette
102000 mi
Sliding power door not working.
Can the motor be removed and make it a "normal" door?




(on edit-TG) changed subject line only - good thread for archives)

(This post was edited by Tom Greenleaf on Nov 14, 2008, 12:48 AM)


dmac0923
Enthusiast

Nov 11, 2008, 5:33 PM

Post #2 of 4 (3382 views)
Shortcut
Re: power sliding door [In reply to] Sign In

well hopefully it stopped working when the door was closed so your kids arent driving around like the UPS drivers lol.

my question is.

ive never been in or worked on a minivan, but i would assume that you could use the power open close function or do it manually to begin with... but that being said.

since you said the power door motor stopped working and you want convert the door to manual operation.......to me that means the door doesnt open or close right now right???. how do you plan to open the door to work on it???
__________________________________________________

2002 Ford Ranger
2004 Toyota Corolla
2011 Mercedes C300
1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1
1968 Ford Mustang 302 Coupe


dcaldwell34`
Anonymous Poster
dcaldwell34@hotmail.com

Nov 11, 2008, 5:57 PM

Post #3 of 4 (3380 views)
Shortcut
Re: power sliding door [In reply to] Sign In

It can be manually opened but it just takes a lot of pull. My thought is that if not attached to the motor, it would open as easily as the other door that is not powered.


Guest
Anonymous Poster
thomas@iinet.com

Nov 13, 2008, 9:20 PM

Post #4 of 4 (3364 views)
Shortcut
Re: power sliding door [In reply to] Sign In

The door is designed to operate manually if needed, just move it slowly, you may just need to Reinitialize the system.

2. Check to be sure the power sliding door is unlocked and securely closed.

3. Turn the ignition key to OFF.

4. If the power sliding door override is on, press the textured end of the power sliding door override switch to turn it off.

5. Remove fuse 29 from the underhood fuse block. Leave it out for 30 seconds.

6. Reinstall the fuse and wait 10 seconds.

7. Turn the power sliding door override on by pressing the end of the switch with the override symbol on it.

8. Press the power sliding door switch to open the power sliding door.

9. Open the door all of the way.

10. Wait five seconds and close the door by pressing the power sliding door switch.

11. Wait five seconds and repeat Steps 7 through 9.




You would not beleive how complicated the electronics are for that door, the repair can be hiddiously expensive,




Advertising


  Email This Post
 
 






Latest Forum Post

Hi everybody not mechanical at all PLEAE HELP I HAVE A 2000 FORD TAURUS SE,,,B...


I am having a random repeating problem with a 2007 Honda Civic. The fuse that op...


Hello all. I am going to take my car into the shop to see if they can help me di...


Just bought a 2000 buick century with 74K miles. it has a v-6 motor. service s...


I have 2001 ford explorer 140,000 miles,2yrs ago i replaced the fuel pump and ju...


Hey! I recently got my beloved VW Mk3 Golf 1.4L 1996 (N) MOT'd, I was considerin...


Feed Button






Automotive Forum Categories
AC Auto Repair
Auto Body Repair
Auto Insurance
Automotive Repair
Automotive Wiring
Automotive World
Brake Systems
Car Care Tips
Car Racing
Car Shows and Events
Car Stereo Repair
Car Troubleshooting
Engine and Car Noises
Engine Fault Codes
Engine Troubleshooting
Exhaust System Repair
Gasoline and Motor Oils
General Discussions
Motor Vehicle Inspection
Motorcycle ATV Repairs
Motorcycle Body Repair
Motorcycle Clutch Repair
Motorcycle Engine Repair
Motorcycle Repair
Motorcycle Seat Repair
Remote Control Cars
Steering and Suspension
The Bargin Bin
Traffic Ticket Help
Tricks of the Trade
Truck Repair
Truck Repair Advice
Truck Engine Repair
Truck Suspension Repair
Car Forum - Sitemap


Search for (options) Privacy