Replaces

Door Lock Actuator - 1ADLA00018

This part replaces:

  • OE # YW7Z54218A42
  • DORMAN 746-145

  • New

This is a power door lock actuator that mounts inside the door. It is designed to REPLACE a broken or missing power door lock actuator.

Specifications

  • Replaces Original Ford Part# YW7Z54218A42A, YW7Z-54218A42-A, F7CZ-54218A42-AA, F7CZ54218A42AA, F7UZ-15218A42-A, F7UZ15218A42A, 2F2Z-16218A42-BA, 2F2Z16218A42BA
  • Electric operation
  • Correct electrical connection
  • Direct bolt on
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Designed to correct earlier failure problems of the original Ford units
  • Customer will need to reuse original actuator rod

This power door lock actuator is a great replacement and has substantial cost savings over a dealer power door lock actuator.

Note: This electrical part is tested before it leaves our manufacturer, and is not returnable. It is eligible for exchange only.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Step 1: Remove door panel (1:10 in the video)
    • Unscrew a few screws and use a putty knife to release the clips.
    • Watch our door panel and replacement videos to learn more.
  2. Step 2: Remove window track (1:43 in the video)
    • Use a hammer and punch to knock out the center of the bolt, and use a drill to remove it.
    • Remove the 11 mm bolt.
    • Disconnect the wire connected to the track, taking care not to pull it too hard.
    • Set the track aside in the bottom of the door frame.
  3. Step 3: Remove harness clip (2:45 in the video)
    • Remove the harness clip holding the actuator in place with a good pull.
  4. Step 4: Disconnect harness from the actuator (2:58 in the video)
    • Use a small screwdriver to pry the tab away and disconnect the harness from the actuator.
  5. Step 6: Prepare new lock actuator (3:55 in the video)
    • Put the correct hook on the lock actuator.
    • Put the first O ring on.
    • Slide the farrell on, working 1 tooth over the collar of the hook and the second tooth will go over fairly easily.
    • Slide the second O ring on.
    • Use a little grease to help.
    • Pry the bracket off the old one and push the rivet out.
    • Put the bracket on the new actuator.
    • Secure the bolt with the little nut to help secure it while you snap the bracket back on.
  6. Step 7: Install actuator (5:47 in the video)
    • Fit the new actuator into the locking mechanism.
    • Screw those three screws back on with your #3 screwdriver to secure the locking mechanism.
    • Reach in and replace the bolt. Put your harness back in and reclip it.
  7. Step 8: Re-assemble the window track (7:34 in the video)
    • Position it back up in line with the bottom of the window.
    • Secure it in place with the bolt.
    • Re-secure the wire connected to the track.
  8. Step 9: Re-assemble the door panel. (8:26 in the video)
    • For more information check out our door panel video.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Drills, Drill Bits & Related

  • 5/16 Inch Drill Bit
  • Drill

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Penetrating Oil

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 11mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Door Panel Removal Tool
  • Hammer

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 11mm Wrench

How-to Video:

(09:22 min)

Tools List:

    Drills, Drill Bits & Related

  • 5/16 Inch Drill Bit
  • Drill

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Penetrating Oil

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 11mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Door Panel Removal Tool
  • Hammer

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 11mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # YW7Z54218A42
  • DORMAN 746-145

Vehicle Fit

  • 1992-2003 Ford Crown Victoria Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1997-2002 Ford Escort Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1991-2001 Ford Explorer 4 Door Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2001-2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1993-1997 Ford Ranger Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1988-1998 Ford Taurus Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1995-2001 Ford Windstar Power Sliding Door Door Lock Actuator
  • 1995-1998 Ford Windstar Power Tailgate Door Lock Actuator
  • 2003 Ford ZX2 Door Lock Actuator Power Front Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1988-1994 Lincoln Continental Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1980-1983 Lincoln Mark VI Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1993-1994 Lincoln Mark VIII Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1993-1997 Lincoln Town Car Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1992-2003 Mercury Grand Marquis Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2003-2004 Mercury Marauder Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1997-2001 Mercury Mountaineer Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1988-1998 Mercury Sable Front Power Door Lock Actuator Driver or Passenger Side
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