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and the headlight doors will not open when turned on.

I'm thinking it's a fuse or some relay has tripped.

or.. similar to the ATC reset.. there's some odd stand on one foot, turn key while patting head dance I need to do .. lol

thanks for any help :)
 

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Power locks and headlamp doors are both controlled by the BCM. Could be a common issue or separate ones.

On the locks, does the car think the keys are in the ignition and chime at you even when you remove them? If so, the car will not allow the doors to power lock. It's to keep you from locking your keys in the car. The switch for that could be sticking.

For the headlamps, we need to figure out if the motor runs. Could be the gears stripped out.
 

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no. the chime does not sound when the keys are not in the ignition.

the motor is good. refurbed with the bushings and worked fine up until this issue.

where's the bcm located?
 

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Behind the right side kick panel.
 

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that's what I thought. thank you as always OW. Going to check that first thing in the am. I have sold the car to my next door neighbour. He had done some body work which included working in that pass side footwell. i'm sure he's pulled or bumped a wire. I'll post my results in the am.
 

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OW. that was it.. one of the plugs wasn't seated properly into the BCM. took both out. blew out the terminals and harnesses with air. plugged back in, mounted. problem solved.

thank you again :)
 

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[sub]This may sound really nuts, but if there are relays, take them out and put them back in again. I had trouble with my 90 Daytona turn signals not working right. I found that if I opened and closed my driver's door, they would work. That worked for a while. I went to a local parts shop to get a relay, but they sold me the wrong one. I let the guy hunt for it in my car. It turns out that is was square, not round. So he took it out and put it back in again, and the turn signals now work. Go figure. It may be as simple as that. Dodges are great, but their electrical is a pain. Will be trouble shooting electrical issues in my new toy, 89 Chrysler Lebaron convertible once it gets warmer. Oh an another thing, the electrical gets quirky when the stock radios are dying. Found out on my son's 93 Dynasty. Couldn't figure out why the car acted funny until we kept blowing speakers and random quirkyness. Changed the radio, and no problems. I think this may be the problem with the Lebaron. Hope that helps. Cheryl[/sub]
 
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