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Old 06-24-2010, 05:39 AM
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I am using a universal system I bought mail order for about $40 from Lmctruck.com in 2002. I'm not sure its Autoloc, or just a similar brand. The cheap driver's door actuator has failed once, so I had to buy a new one for about $5. Other than that it works fine.

The driver's door actuator is a five wire combo, so that when I push down that lock knob it also locks the other door. This is convenient to use as you get out of the car. It also has an output that will flash a relay twice for lock and once for unlock. The remote buttons are unlock/lock only.

In general, these systems all use cheap plastic actuators. They work, but are not as durable as OEM Ford actuators. You also have to figure out the right mounting geometry so that the actuator plunger pushes the lock mechanism rod up and down without binding. Its not hard, but it takes a little experimentation to get it lined up.

Bruce
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