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Old 05-26-2014, 12:15 PM   #1
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Question Several Bay doors Not Locking

Happy Memorial Day, Thank you for those that served and to those that supported those that served! I just got my 2005 Bus back from having some cosmetic issues corrected. It was gone 5 weeks. Got it home and tried to use the push button security locking system. Got a double beep and nothing locked. Checked and found two bay doors that would not lock. Lubed and used the key to make sure they were not bound, OK. Tried the rocker switch inside and got all but those two to lock and unlock. Not sure what to fix or where to look. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Old 05-27-2014, 09:49 AM   #2
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I would start with measuring the voltage at the controllers. You may have a broken wire; are the doors next to each other?

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Old 05-27-2014, 11:15 AM   #3
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First use the key to lock them.. Second, lubing the key slot won't help your problem since the solenoid is the issue.

I would guess you have a broken wire however.. To test

Find the power leads to the solenoid,, Disconnect and measure resistance on solenoid,, OPEN (Infinity) bad solenoid or bad wire to solenoid post connector. OHMS (Not sure how many but compare to a working lock) If they are the same as a good lock, this is good.

Now hook a test lamp in place of the solenoid,, It should flash when you lock/unlock the bays with the remote.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:35 AM   #4
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Smile Bay door locks

Thanks for the responses on both issues. I will have to do some more research on the solenoids. The doors not working are next to each other. I will have time in the next few days to dedicate the time needed to hopefully resolve or at least get me to the next step. Thanks for the help. Fred
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Old 05-29-2014, 01:59 PM   #5
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I would give who ever was working on your coach a call and ask them what they did to mess up your door locks seeing as they worked fine before they got it...
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:41 PM   #6
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Thanks for the help. Was at Disney World till Monday enjoying life. I did manage to find out what happened to my bay doors and the entry key pad malfunction. What I did not mention is that I had an additional item. My power status display was flashing all lights. I thought this had something to do with my house batteries being low from sitting at the repair facility so long. I read what materials I had and could not find a solution. When all else failed I called Tiffin. Should have started there! Seems my inverter had a code issue and I needed to reset it. I was instructed to disconnect the house batteries and then remove two wires that looked like phone wires and let it sit for 2-3 minutes. Then, plug the wires back in and turn the house batteries back on.... Wallah!!! That fixed the power display, bay doors and entry key pad issue. What a relief! Have not tackled the fuel issue yet. Thanks for the help and feedback. Fred
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BusDrvr, If the two that won't auto lock are the two rear of the PS rear wheel, (battery compartment and inverter) they don't lock electrically only with a key.

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