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Author Topic: Where to find Central Door Locking Motors  (Read 265 times)

Offline pdr.Correia

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Where to find Central Door Locking Motors
« on: September 25, 2021, 05:50:29 PM »
I'm in need of assistance here.
I've just replaced the central door locking motor on one of my doors on my MPV. While that is done (thanks to https://www.fordmpv.com/smf2/ford-galaxy-common-faults-and-problems/re-central-locking/msg11588/#msg11588), I am planning to soon replace the others, and I'm unable find motors with the same reference. Could someone point me to where I'm able to buy them?
Posting pics for reference

Offline SirDavidAlhambra

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Re: Where to find Central Door Locking Motors
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2021, 10:13:56 PM »
Good morning sir, they look like the ones u get from a scalextric set. Or maybe try the breakers yard
I drive a Seat Alhambra 1.9Tdi which has 115bhp and an automatic gearbox.

I am happy to help you with all your questions. I am not a qualified mechanic but seem to be better at fixing my car than even the most experienced garages.

I have lots of friends here and very much enjoy talking with you all.

Always remember, a motor car is a serious tool and should be treated with respect. Put your safety first, always.

Offline regw

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Re: Where to find Central Door Locking Motors
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2021, 07:48:55 PM »
I went as far as stripping a rear RH door motor down and cleaning the commutator which worked well for about 3 years
Now it playing up again so I just disconnected it and as its a rear door I rarely use, just using it like a normal/manual locking door for now.


As for new motors
I suspect like bearings oil seals etc, manufacturers dont use
unique motors but off the shelf types for practical and cost reasons.
If I wanted to buy new ones
I'd start by taking measurements of the one in question and
compare it to other of similar shape 12v motors where dimensions are given
This on for instance 



Offline brianh

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Re: Where to find Central Door Locking Motors
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2021, 09:40:37 PM »
Best I can suggest is these as theres lots of supplied dimensions

You'd have to get the worm gear off the existing motor though.

Maybe this?
« Last Edit: October 03, 2021, 09:43:10 PM by brianh »