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post #9 of (permalink) Old 10th April 2007
Scooby Towers
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I picked up a Megane yesterday - got it home and tried the rear door - Jammed solid ! (I know - should have checked before buying ! )

Popped off the door card and waggled the wires around ( I could hear the solenoid trying to unlock the car) and low and behold it worked !

Put the door card back on and it wouldn't work

So on and so forth.
Card off - worked fine.
Card on wouldn't work .

Turned out to be the indicator (ie the button that goes up & down) was jammimng in its guide - A quick file of excess plastic later - door fixed !

I'm not saying this could be the answer to your problem, but its worth trying to rule it out, as it didn't cost a penny.

I presume its down to the solenoid not being strong enough to move the linkage and therefore unlock the door.

Currently in Scooby Towers's garage:
1999 Megane 1.6 16v
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