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This has been annoying me for a while, but on the front passenger door interior panel, there are 2 switches for Mrs camasdarrach to use :shock: .

1 operates the windows, the other, it would appear, should operate the door locking system, but there are no wires connecting to the switch, and no mention of this switch in the owners manual :shrug: , it just appears to be a rather fancy blanking plug covering a hole???
Should it work, and if so, is it just for the door, or the whole central locking system??? :shrug:



The switch I mean is the lower one on the panel
 

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The second switch should definitely be the power (central) lock switch, it should be lighted on a 2003 model, and it should operate all four doors and the liftgate.

You should see connectors for both switches on one harness under the cover.
 

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jpark said:
The second switch should definitely be the power (central) lock switch, it should be lighted on a 2003 model, and it should operate all four doors and the liftgate.

You should see connectors for both switches on one harness under the cover.
Thats what I thought, but under the panel, there is only the connector for the window switch :shrug:

Hmm I shall have to investigate this further :calvin:
 

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Yup... I have that switch on my '02 and it does what JP said. But since I have an '02 it's not lighted :(
 

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This is now quite interesting, as my owners manual mentions the drivers side button, but NOT the one on the passenger side :shrug:

I always wondered if it was a US only switch, as my Maverick (According to my Ford dealer) was built in America, not in the far East, like most other Mavericks were.
Have you got this switch, BC, or Arbs???
 

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I dunno about the switch but that doggie's head is cute!! :p
 

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camusdarrach said:
This is now quite interesting, as my owners manual mentions the drivers side button, but NOT the one on the passenger side :shrug:

I always wondered if it was a US only switch, as my Maverick (According to my Ford dealer) was built in America, not in the far East, like most other Mavericks were.
Have you got this switch, BC, or Arbs???
I definitely have the switch. Next time I use the car, I'll see if it actually does anything. :thumb:
 

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camusdarrach said:
This is now quite interesting, as my owners manual mentions the drivers side button, but NOT the one on the passenger side :shrug:

I always wondered if it was a US only switch, as my Maverick (According to my Ford dealer) was built in America, not in the far East, like most other Mavericks were.
Have you got this switch, BC, or Arbs???
If the first digit of your VIN is 1, it was built in the US.
 

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camusdarrach said:
This has been annoying me for a while, but on the front passenger door interior panel, there are 2 switches for Mrs camasdarrach to use :shock: .

1 operates the windows, the other, it would appear, should operate the door locking system, but there are no wires connecting to the switch, and no mention of this switch in the owners manual :shrug: , it just appears to be a rather fancy blanking plug covering a hole???
Should it work, and if so, is it just for the door, or the whole central locking system??? :shrug:



The switch I mean is the lower one on the panel
Camus,

I hate to break this to you. Your steering wheel is missing!!!!!!!!! :bag:
 

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on my 05 the switch does everything jp said it would, if not, then i guess there would be trouble.
 

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jpark said:
If the first digit of your VIN is 1, it was built in the US.
Yep, the first digit is 1

Anyhow, took the door panel off, there is a connector and wires coming from the widow button, but NO wires, or connector block from the lock switch, and no sign of them either.
The door still has that opaque plastic stuck to it, which the wiring loom dissapears behind.

I am stuck now for an explanation as to whats going on :shrug: :shrug: :shrug:
 

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cbramsey said:
Camus,

I hate to break this to you. Your steering wheel is missing!!!!!!!!! :bag:
Hhmmmmmphhhhh, there is always 1, isn't there :doh:


As you read this, there is a crack team of kermits presently stuffing potatoes up the exhaust pipe of your Kermit Killing Tahoe.
One of them sends you his picture....
 

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will have to check mine tomorrow!

and another thing, on the drivers side, only the drivers window switch is illuminated... is that how it shoul be or do i have three duff bulbs!?
 

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will have to check mine tomorrow!

and another thing, on the drivers side, only the drivers window switch is illuminated... is that how it shoul be or do i have three duff bulbs!?
Mine's the same, so i presume it to be correct, typical cheapskate Ford design :rant:
 

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That's the way my '02 Escape is. Only the drivers window is illuminated on the driver side. Nothing is illuminated on the passenger side. They may have changed this in later models but I'm not sure.
 
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